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Old 14th February 2020, 00:12
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Hi All,

we have a foto of a Fieseler Storch, which cannot be assigned to the Luftwaffe or else.
The only sign that remained on the wrackage seems to be a number.

And can be roughly seen on the complete Fieseler in Norway too.
See the pictures with arrow.

Any ideas what these signs stood for?? Used by Luftwaffe only ??

Many thanks for suggestions.
dnalor

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Old 14th February 2020, 01:46
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Re: Markings

On the second image my guess it would be the reduced sized unit identification code used in the later part of the war. The unit emblem I do not know, but if this was identified then you would know the unit identification code. The first image is too small and vague to give any answer.
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Old 14th February 2020, 02:56
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I'm sorry, but your first picture is so small and blurry it's hard to tell what I'm looking at. How can you tell it's an Fi-156? Is the aircraft upright or upside down?
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Old 14th February 2020, 10:49
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Re: Markings

Looks like the unit code to me as already suggested. Too small to read unfortunately.
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Old 15th February 2020, 03:07
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Re: Markings

Thx a lot!!!

My reply next week.

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Old 15th February 2020, 11:46
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Re: Markings

To my eyes the code reads as K3+BF, and the location may be somewhere in Norway.
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Old 21st February 2020, 20:51
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Re: Markings

Dear Contributors,

I re-read your appr. info and let you know my facts.
One year ago I was handed out a foto of a wreckage on the Stubai Galcier Tirol, Austria. The foto was taken in Sept. 1952.
Minor parts are still to be found and the rumor always said it was a Storch.
My aviation interest was to find out day of crash, fate and day of crash, name of pilot....
Nothing could be found anywhere. Only the date on foto made me wise, it was before 1951. By Chance I discovered the little sign on the wreckage and on the Fieselr from Norway under German Luftwaffe.
I am glad that you confirm these little markings as true aviation signs and not as an accidental white patch. Even an attempt to read the number out, I did not expect this. Thx. My conclusions are: it was a German Luftwaffe Fieseler, crash during wartime. Not a training and rescue plane after war, 1945 to 1951.
I mentioned already, not data, no sources.. Typical for Luftwaffe crashes!
I assume the pilot was killed.
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Old 22nd February 2020, 00:09
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Re: Markings

You will notice that there is a "V" brace in the airframe above the pilot.

I think it's possible that in your photo the aircraft is actually laying on its left side and we are looking down thru the top of the aircraft. The oil tank is visible, which sits above the engine.
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Old 22nd February 2020, 22:39
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Revi 16
This is a great conclusion of my thread, indeed.
Many thx.
If I should ever find something about the pilot etc.
I will send it to the Forum.

Kind Regards
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Old 23rd February 2020, 17:17
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Re: Markings

"Hello Revi,
may I ask where you are flying in a Storch acc. foto??
Are Storches still made and sold ??

Thx for reply.

Roland
Lienz, Tirol Austria EU"


There are several Fi-156's still flying world wide. Some are original German airframes and others are French Criquets re-engined with an Argus.
The photo of the flyer is Kermit Weeks in Florida, USA. He has various Youtube videos of his Fi-156 and his numerous other aircraft.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fieseler_Fi_156
https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...ieseler+storch
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