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Old 20th February 2018, 10:00
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Vkz for reiseflugzeug Do 217 with U5+??

Hello,

Does anyone know any Vkz for a Do 217 that was used as a reiseflugzeug with KG 2 as suggested by the two first characters in the Vkz U5+ is known.

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Re: Vkz for reiseflugzeug Do 217 with U5+??

:-) Ok, I located it myself now! it should be U5+KU. Would anyone have the dates for when it was with 10./KG 2?
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Re: Vkz for reiseflugzeug Do 217 with U5+??

Hello Mike,

I have a loss date:
31 December 1942 10./KG 2 loss category 22 (= Totalverlust bei Ausbildungs- und sonstigem Flug ohne Feindauftrag/destroyed without enemy action on a non-operational flight) Verlustort/loss location: Himbligny, 30 km north Avord, Ursache/cause: unbekannt/unknown
Do 217 E-4 4217 U5+KU 100%
F Lt Hans Ziems +
B Uffz Heinz Dröse +
Bf Gefr Leopold Bachler +
Bs Uffz Gerhard Weber +.

Sources:
Gen.Qu. loss report from 2 January 1943 and addition from 15 January 1943
Ulf Balke "Drer Luftkrieg in Europa" Vol. 2 page 506

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