Accident Messerschmitt M20b D-1928,
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Date:Tuesday 14 April 1931
Time:c. 15:30
Type:Messerschmitt M20b
Owner/operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-1928
MSN: 442
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Rietschen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Berlin
Destination airport:Görlitz
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
'Rheinpfalz' crashed due to tailplane failure between Rietschen and Hähnichen (Kreis Rotenburg, Oberlausitz). Three crew and seven passengers. Pilot Schirmer and mechanic Bischof killed. Radio-operator Stöwer and passengers (Officers of Reichswehr) injured, four seriously.


World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
Jenaer Volksblatt 15/16 April 1931

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
10-Mar-2011 02:31 Johnny Johnny Updated [Cn, Country, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 07:19 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Feb-2015 18:07 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Feb-2015 18:08 TB Updated [Phase]
21-Apr-2020 18:56 TB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Apr-2020 15:25 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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