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FW 200C-3 No. 0034 landed at Chkalovskaya at April 1943

FW 200C-3 No. 0034 landed at Chkalovskaya at April 1943.

Fw 200C-3/U2; ex F8+GW of I./KG 40 of the German Air Force; lost 31jan43 on a supply flight to Stalingrad (the day when the Germans surrendered) when was damaged by ground fire, force-landed at Gumrak and was abandoned; repaired by the Soviets and tested by the NII VVS 23mar/21apr43; retained its German colours (RLM 72 and 73 with undersides in RLM 65), but Red Stars painted on fuselage and wings; some equipment passed on to the Soviet aviation industry for study after the end of the trials; the aircraft ended up in the war booty exhibition in Gorki Park in Moscow which existed in 1943/48, painted again in German markings, l/n 1945; scrapped


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