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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75448
Last updated: 1 October 2019
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Date:12-FEB-1958
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic DO27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do-27B-1
Owner/operator:Heeresflieger (German Army Aviation)
Registration: PC+105
C/n / msn: 148
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waldbreitbach/Neuwied -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit telephone cable while flying low and crashed; OFw Alfons Kersting (36) and OGefr Karl-Heinz Gombel (23) killed; two other occupants - Flg Dieter Klein (19) and Flg Hartmut Gerdes (23) died one day later in the hospital.

Sources:

F-40 Dornier Do 27A/B / Siegfried Wache
Hamburger Abendblatt 13.2.1958
http://www.weltkriegsopfer.de/
Passauer Neue Presse 14.2.1958, p1
Schmitt, Leo: „Chronik Flugplatz Niedermendig nach 1945“, Zweibrücken 2015, p.107 - 108
Ehrentafel der Heeresflieger in Bückeburg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jul-2010 09:59 TB Added
17-Jul-2010 05:44 TB Updated [Operator]
12-Apr-2011 11:38 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
15-Apr-2011 14:54 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2011 10:03 TB Updated [Location]
19-Apr-2011 09:53 TB Updated [Phase, Narrative]
14-May-2011 14:54 TB Updated [Narrative]
14-May-2011 14:55 TB Updated [Source]
29-Jun-2012 12:20 TB Updated [Time, Source]
19-May-2019 18:39 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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