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Mission: Reconnaissance.

Date: 22
nd September 1939

Unit: 1 Staffel./Fernaufklärungsgruppe 123

Type: Dornier Do 17P

Werk Nr. (not known)

Coded: 4U +

Location: Langendiebach, Germany

Observer: Leutnant. Kleinebesel – Uninjured.


Leutnant. Kleinebesel and crew were dispatched on a reconnaissance sortie over enemy lines. During this mission they were attacked by French fighters and their Do 17P received numerous hits with damage to the rudder and other flying surfaces, Leutnant. Kleinebesel managed to safely return to base.

Damage to starboard wing (Brownless)

3 All damage seems to be all on starboard side of the aircraft (Brownless)

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless with special thanks to Armin Goebel and Fritz Schlichting, sadly no longer with us, July 2013.
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