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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196627
Last updated: 7 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Heinkel He 111 H-3
Owner/operator:1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.122 Luftwaffe
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Handewitt, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
On 21 March 1940 a He 111H-3 of 1.(F)/122 ran out of fuel while returning from a sortie to spot convoys in the Shetlands - Orkneys area for KG 26. It force landed at Handewitt, a place just west of Flensburg and close to Flensburg-Schäferhaus airfield, but was totally destroyed (at 100% according to German loss list). Oblt Hans-Gustav Blievernicht and 2 other crew were killed and 1 injured.

Oblt Hans Gustav Blievernicht KIFA
Lt Willi Kleuters KIFA
Hermann Kriebel KIFA
Adolf Vogel WIFA


Revision history:

12-Jul-2017 13:18 Laurent Rizzotti Added
22-Dec-2019 22:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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