4 Jul 1922

China Germany
  • German fighter ace Lothar von Richthofen (brother of the famous Manfred) was killed in a flying accident at Fühlsbüttel, Hamburg, Germany when the engine of his converted L.V.G. CVI failed as he came in to land. ww2dbase [AC]

4 Jul 1922 Interactive Map

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