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'''Werk Nr 931862''' is a [[:Category:Focke-Wulf Fw 190|Focke-Wulf Fw 190F-8]]
 
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|caption=931862 partly restored.<ref>http://axis.classicwings.com/Luftwaffe/fockewulf/fw190.htm</ref>
 
|designation=[[:Category:Focke-Wulf Fw 190|Focke-Wulf Fw 190]]
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=History=
 
=History=
 
Built by Norddeutsche Dornier at Wismar in June 1944, and transferred to the Luftwaffe on 13 July 1944, 931862 was assigned to 9./JG 5 as '''White 1+0.''' Flown by Unteroffizier Heinz Orlowski, this aircraft was shot down by North American P-51D Mustangs over Norway in the "Black Friday" engagement. It was recovered in the early 1980s from a Norwegian fjord. Originally under restoration in Kissimmee, Florida, USA by The White 1 Foundation, it was transferred to The Collings Foundation in 2012, and is expected to be returned to airworthy status.<ref>{{Luftwaffe Warplane Survivors}}</ref>
 
Built by Norddeutsche Dornier at Wismar in June 1944, and transferred to the Luftwaffe on 13 July 1944, 931862 was assigned to 9./JG 5 as '''White 1+0.''' Flown by Unteroffizier Heinz Orlowski, this aircraft was shot down by North American P-51D Mustangs over Norway in the "Black Friday" engagement. It was recovered in the early 1980s from a Norwegian fjord. Originally under restoration in Kissimmee, Florida, USA by The White 1 Foundation, it was transferred to The Collings Foundation in 2012, and is expected to be returned to airworthy status.<ref>{{Luftwaffe Warplane Survivors}}</ref>
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Latest revision as of 10:18, 23 September 2017

History[]

Built by Norddeutsche Dornier at Wismar in June 1944, and transferred to the Luftwaffe on 13 July 1944, 931862 was assigned to 9./JG 5 as White 1+0. Flown by Unteroffizier Heinz Orlowski, this aircraft was shot down by North American P-51D Mustangs over Norway in the "Black Friday" engagement. It was recovered in the early 1980s from a Norwegian fjord. Originally under restoration in Kissimmee, Florida, USA by The White 1 Foundation, it was transferred to The Collings Foundation in 2012, and is expected to be returned to airworthy status.[2]

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