History[edit | edit source]

Painted white, 330052 was marked with identification letter R when it was captured.[1] on 17th July 1945 in Trondheim. It was tested during 1945-1946 by The Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment (MAEE) at Felixstowe and 201 Sqn RAF in Calshot[2] as VP501.[3] It was scrapped in April 1947.[4]

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. Luftwaffe Warplane Survivors
  2. http://wp.scn.ru/en/ww2/h/478/9/0
  3. Robertson, Bruce. British Military Aircraft Serials 1912-1966. Ian Allen Ltd. 1967 Page 297
  4. Höfling, Rudolf. 'Blohm & Voss BV 222 "Wiking" (Flugzeug Profile 40)'. Stengelheim, Germany: Unitec-Medienvertrieb e.K. ISBN 194240511207. p.39.
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