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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75653
Last updated: 4 October 2019
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Date:14-JAN-1959
Time:c. 11:30
Type:Vertol/Weserflug H-21C
Owner/operator:Heeresflieger (German Army Aviation)
Registration: PA+217
C/n / msn: WG22
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schwarzenborn/Knüll -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fritzlar Army Air Field
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on Knüll mountain (634 m) in fog. The helicopter was involved in SAR mission for a crashed Heeresflieger Dornier Do-27 (PG+104). Pilot Hptm Josef Kleppmeier (41).

Sources:

http://www.gdh-fritzlar.de/chronik.htm
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.weltkriegsopfer.de/Kriegsopfer-Hans-Schneider_Soldaten_0_533988.html]
http://www.gdh-fritzlar.de/bilder.htm
https://www.hna.de/lokales/schwalmstadt/schwarzenborn-ort101492/schwarzenborn-gedenken-an-hubschrauber-unglueck-vor-60-jahren-11287002.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2010 08:19 TB Added
15-Jul-2010 08:56 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jul-2010 09:24 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2011 16:11 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Jul-2012 03:28 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Jan-2019 12:38 gerard57 Updated [Source]

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