Accident Henschel Hs 126 K E33, Monday 6 January 1941
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Date:Monday 6 January 1941
Type:Henschel Hs 126 K
Owner/operator:3 Mira Royal Hellenic Air Force
Registration: E33
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Pogradec -   Albania
Phase: Combat
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Destination airport:
During the past month, Episminagos (Major) Demetrius Daliatseas, the unit commander of 3 Mira, and Sminagos (Captain) Spyridon Nanopoulos, had undertaken daily patrols over the front lines in the Pogradec area whenever weather permitted. On 6 January 1941, their Hs 126 K E33 was shot down by Italian AA fire and crashed in a ravine. Both men were killed.


"Air War for Yugoslavia, Greece and Crete 1940-1941", by Christopher Shores, Brian Cull and Nicola Malizia. ISBN 0-948817-07-0

Revision history:

07-Nov-2011 12:49 nikitas Added
07-Jan-2016 11:35 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
01-Jul-2022 08:03 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]

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