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Fokker Dr.I 454/17

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Production Number

Work Number

Engine

Type

Horse Power

Engine Number

Date

Ordered

Date

 Accepted

Date

Dispatched

Date

Delivered

Test Pilot

Jasta

Unit

Pilot Assigned

Dr.I 454/17

2079

Oberursel UR II

110hp

2765

November, 1917

December, 15, 1917

January 25, 1918

Weidner

Jasta 11

Ltn. Lothar von Richthofen (40)

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Other Jasta Units

Date of Unit Transfer

Other

 known Pilot #2

Other known Pilot #3

Fate of

 Machine

Fate Date

Where

Time

Known Pilot

Pilots Fate

Incident Report Document No.

Other Information and Documents  

Crashed due to upper wing failure

3/13/1918

Avoingt

10:30 AM

Ltn. Lothar Von Richthofen (40)

WIA

Added 2 crosses on top of the bottem wing

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Ltn. Lothar von Richthofen

Ltn. Lothar von Richthofen

Ltn. Lothar von Richthofen and his brother Manfred Von Richthofen.
left so this would had to be after May 20, 1918.
Fokker Dr.I 454/17 From Jasta 11 flown by Ltn. Lothar von Richthofen had a top wing failure. He was able to control it down for a landing but had to avoid high tension wires and this is the result.
(Photo from the Peter Grosz collection)
 
Groung crew gathering around Fokker Dr.I 454/17 on March 13, 1918
(Photo from the Peter Grosz collection)
 
The first photo taken of Fokker Dr.I 454/17 before the they removed the top wing
(Photo from the Peter Grosz collection)
Another view of Fokker Dr.I 454/17
  A rear view of Fokker Dr.I 454/17
(Photo from the Greg VanWyngarder)
 
  A right side view of Fokker Dr.I 454/17 showing the main damage.
(Photo from the Greg VanWyngarder)
  
  Fokker Dr.I 454/17
(Photo from the Greg VanWyngarder)
  
  A photo of Ltn. Lothar von Richthofen in  the hospital with his jaw wired shut from hitting his face against the guns during the crash.
  Profile of Fokker Dr.I 454/17 by Bob Pearson
  Profile of Fokker Dr.I 454/17 by Todd Comeau
Check out some art work of Fokker Dr.I 454/17 in my FokkerDr1.com's ArtWork Gallery

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