History[edit | edit source]

Believed to be operated by Fliegerstaffel der Fuhrers as GC+SJ/"8"/Albatross III,[2] for the personal use of Admiral Karl Donitz.[3] Following it's capture at Flensburg[4] on 6 May 1945,[1], this aircraft was designated Air Min 97, and flown by the RAF until it crashed at Schleswig on 28 Feb 1946,[4] ending up as a source of spare parts.[2]

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Selgado, Juan-Carlos. Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor - The Airliner that went to War. Cheveron Publishing Ltd. 2008. ISBN 978 1 90322 96 3. Page 121
  2. 2.0 2.1 LEMB Archive
  3. Salgado, Juan-Carlos. Page 107
  4. 4.0 4.1 Luftwaffe Warplane Survivors
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