Accident Junkers Ju-52/3m 22-?,
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Date:Monday 4 January 1937
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Owner/operator:Legion Condor - Aviación Nacional
Registration: 22-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Monte Arraitz (Vizcaya) -   Spain
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Junkers 52 (3.K/88) shot down by I-15s during attack to Bilbao. This victory was credited to Republican ace, Felipe del Río Crespo with I-15 Chato (other versions,Soviet K.A.Baranchuk). Three members of the crew perished as the aircraft crashed in flames, Feldwebel Herbert Barowsky, Gefreiter Hans Schul and Unteroffizier Paul Ziepp. Two more could bail out, Oberfeldwebel Adolf Hermann landed in Bilbao San Adrián quarter where he was lynched by the crowd in unclear circumstances. Karl Gustav Schmidt landed in enemy territory (Enekuri,) where, after gun fire resistance, he became POW protected by a Soviet pilot.


1.Revista Aeroplano Nº 8 "Los chatos en España (II) - La Escuadrilla "Vasca""
Estanislao Abellán Agius Pag 52
IHCA 1990
2.Sterbe für Spanien: Casualties of the Condor Legion in
the Basque Country (1936-1937).
Xabier Herrero y Josu Santamarina
Sancho el Sabio, Extra 1, 2018 Pag 129, 130

Revision history:

07-Jan-2022 17:38 volman Added
07-Jan-2022 19:44 volman Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
30-Jun-2023 18:54 TB Updated [[Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]]

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