help identify Icelandic wreck; He 111?

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Vance Pollock
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help identify Icelandic wreck; He 111?

Post by Vance Pollock » 11 May 2005 18:05

I have been told that the following wreckage is from an He 111 which went down against a cliff near Búðareyri (Budareyri), Reyðarfjörður, east Iceland on 25.1.1941. Would like additional info on this plane...

http://fjardabyggd.is/Forsida/Lifid_i_F ... eshowid=25
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Post by Valtoro » 11 May 2005 19:02

Can't say so much about background of the Plane, but it's definitively a He111(H?) from what I can see.
Try to compare the pictures of exhaust pipes from the wreck with this one:

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looks crashplade.de

Post by Mabalu » 13 May 2005 15:17

Hello!

You have search in http://www.crashplace.de ?

Iceland or Island

Greeting


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Post by Vance Pollock » 14 May 2005 12:25

The details are in for this wreck. My dates had some juxtaposed numbers...

from the Norway During WW2 Forum http://f16.parsimony.net/forum28300/

I'm not aware of any Luftwaffe aircraft being lost at Reyðafjörður on 25.1.1942. There was, however, a He 111 of 4/KG.40, F8+GM, Wnr 3900, that crashed into to mountain Krossanesfjall at Reyðarfjörður at circa 0210 hrs on 22 May 1941. The four-man crew lost is that you have listed as buried at Fossvogur Cemetery 21.5.1941.

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Re: help identify Icelandic wreck; He 111?

Post by Cantankerous » 14 Mar 2021 16:51

Additional images of the He 111 that crashed in Iceland can be found at this link:
https://stridsminjar.is/en/a-list-of-cr ... ay-22-1941

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