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Panavia Tornado in German Service
Losses & Ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
16th April 1980 Panavia Panavia Tornado   98+05
D-9592
[4th prototype]
P.04 Crashed near Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany    
Ludwig Obermeier(Pilot)
killed
Kurt Schreiber(Navigator)
killed
 
5th January 1984
GAF
Panavia Tornado 43+39 JbG.38

Training flight. Crashed at Vlieland during

simulated bomb attack on the Dutch range

     
OLtzS Stawny killed ???
DETAILS
 
9th January 1984
Navy
Panavia Tornado 43+66 MfG.1

Control loss during practice aerial combat. Crashed near Samsø

     

OLtzS Schmerder

OLtzS Hansen Hagge CHECK FOR EJECTIONS
6th July 1984
GAF
Panavia Tornado 43+93
JbG.31
“Boelcke”
Pfaffenhofen, Bavaria, Germany      
     
23rd September 1985
Navy
Panavia Tornado IDS 43+49 MfG.1

Very low-level flying, flew into the sea near Sardinien

     
KptLt Poisel killed OLtzS Jungkunz killed  
24th October 1985
GAF
Panavia Tornado 44+45
JbG.32
     
Northern England, United Kingdom Hptm Hans-Joachim Schimpf
killed
Hptm Holgar Zacharias
killed
 
FEEDBACK

While at Spadeadam, I was on the way to visit one of the remote sites NE of Kielder when I noticed a very German looking cross on a grass bank by the Pheasant at Stannersburn, about 2km E of Kielder Dam.  I attach 2 photos I took at the time, probably in '95.  The text is self-explanatory.  I contacted the Wing and sent them the photos, but it seemed that the crew had been all but forgotten.  Good to see them mentioned on your site.

There is a little more information on this site :  http://www.neam.org.uk/BackInTime/1980s/4445.htm

Alan
in email 14th April 2008

12th March 1986
GAF
Panavia Tornado 44+93
JbG.33
Pfaffenhofen, Bavaria, Germany      
Major G. Berg Lt. H. Ottl  
17th June 1986
GAF
Panavia Tornado 43+24/G-76 TTTE near Cottesmoore, United Kingdom      
     
21st October 1986
GAF
Panavia Tornado 44+47
JbG.31
“Boelcke”
Northern England, United Kingdom      
     
3rd or 4th December 1987
GAF
Panavia Tornado 44+18
JbG.31
“Boelcke”
       
Major H. Oelkers Captain C. Kunert  
2nd September 1988
Navy
Panavia Tornado 43+51 MfG.1
Crashed into the North Sea near the island of Langeoog

Did the aircraft stall at low level??

     

OLtzS Altmann killed

KKpt Eikenberg killed  
16th November 1989
Navy
Panavia Tornado 43+56 MfG.1

Technical fault. Crashed where ????

    Martin-Baker

KKpt Aringhoff ejected at 200ft, 480kts

OLtzS Kraft ejected at 200ft, 480kts Martin-Baker
8th August 1991
German AF
Panavia Tornado 44+77
JbG.33
Crashed between Lanstein and Badaems during a sortie
from Buchel
     
     
15th August 1991
GAF
Panavia Tornado 44+74
JbG.33
Crashed near Nievern, Hessen, Germany     Martin-Baker
Capt. Albrecht ejected safely 1.Lt. J. Asanger ejected safely Martin-Baker
31st October 1991
German Navy
Panavia Tornado 43+84 MfG.1 Collided in low altitude mid-air during 'buddy buddy"
refueling and crashed into the sea near the Skaggerak between Denmark and Norway

Can anyone match crew to aircraft ???

Lt. Cdr. D.Henschel

O.Lt. M. Gohler 

Lt. Cdr. K. Seemann

KKpt Gressmann died of exposure in cold water

  Martin-Baker
  Martin-Baker
31st October 1991
German Navy
Panavia Tornado 46+17 MfG.1   Martin-Baker
  Martin-Baker
19th November 1991
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS(T) 45+63   JbG.38 Crashed into North Sea, near Vlieland, off Netherlandes,     Martin-Baker
OLt Herbert Hennen
(Student pilot)
Maj. Axel Sander  (Instructor pilot) Martin-Baker
Both were killed on impact
6th February 1992
German Navy
Panavia Tornado 46+16 MfG.1 crashed into a field at Cloppenburg, near Oldenburg, northern Germany     Martin-Baker
Lt. A. Hug ejected suffering minor injuries Lt. B. Bardischewski ejected suffering minor injuries Martin-Baker
19th January 1993
German AF
Panavia Tornado 44+99 JbG.34 crashed in in open field near Ansbach, Bavaria      
Capt. Rudolph ejected Capt. Brosch ejected  
9th February 1993
GAF
Panavia Tornado 45+06
JbG.33
Damaged      
     
7th September 1993
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 45+58 MfG.2 #      
     
17th June 1994
GAF
Panavia Tornado   45+23
JbG.33
Damaged      
     
19th July 1994
RAF 
Panavia Tornado      
GAF 
Martin-Baker
Hptm. A. Stumpf Flt. S. T. Petherick  Martin-Baker
25th August 1995
German AF
Panavia Tornado 45+80 JbG.34 collided in mid-air close to their base at Memmiingen,
Bavaria
    Martin-Baker
Pilot ejected Navigator ejected Martin-Baker
25th August 1995
German AF
Panavia Tornado 45+97 JbG.34 collided in mid-air close to their base at Memmiingen,
Bavaria
    Martin-Baker
Pilot ejected Navigator ejected Martin-Baker
28th April 1996
GAF
Panavia Tornado 43+83
Ag 51 Immelmann
Crashed during landing at Goose Bay. Heavily damaged by fire     DETAILS ??
injured injured
24th August 1996
GAF
Panavia Tornado 44+67
JbG.33
       
     
24th August 1996
Navy
Panavia Tornado 45+32 MfG.2        
     
10th June 1997
GAF
Panavia Tornado 43+19 TTC Training flight. Crashed over missile range,  Holloman AFB.      
Crew can save itself   DETAILS ??
12th September 1997
Navy
Panavia Tornado 45+15 MfG.2 Belly landing at Tirstrup, Denmark     DETAILS ??
OK OK
17th December 1997
GAF
Panavia Tornado 44+09
JbG.33
Engine fire. Emergency landing at Leeuwarden, Holland     no ejections ??
   
20th January 1998
Navy
Panavia Tornado 45+26 MfG.2 Crashed into the North Sea, approx. 15 km from Borkum. Returning from  practice over a Dutch bombing rage      
     
3rd February 1998
GAF
Panavia Tornado   44+82
JbG.31
“Boelcke”
Crash near Lippstadt.      
 Both crew members save themselves with the ejection seat.    
27th May 1998
GAF
Panavia Tornado 44+02
JbG.31
“Boelcke”
Damaged      
     
23rd June 1998
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 44+00
JbG.32
Collided with glider over the Black Forest near  Rastatt with a glider (pilot died), Emergency  landing at Ramstein AFB      
     
23rd June 1998
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 44+14 Daimler Benz Aerospace AG        
     
20th [18th]  August 1998
GAF
Panavia Tornado 46+06
JbG.32
Crash near Monheim in the district Danube Ries, Bavaria      
ejected ejected  
24th [22nd] August 1998
Navy
Panavia Tornado 45+48 MfG.2
Eggebeck
Demonstration flight during the MfG.2s family day

 Crashed  in the afternoon into moorland close to Jerrishoh in northern Germany

     
ejected ejected  
19th October 1998
GAF
Panavia Tornado 43+36 TTC
JaboG 34 “Allgäu”
Crash about 50 kilometers northeast from Los Angeles over the NAWC China Lake. Six ground casualties      
captain Bernd Kugler killed Hptm Andreas Macha killed  
27th January 1999
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 43+26 JbG.38 Crash about 30 km north of Norderney into the North Sea, after a Mid-air collision over the North Sea during a 2v2 DACT setup against F4's

Can anyone  match them to the correct aircraft ???

     
Colonel Udo Wagner killed WSO Major Andreas Will killed  
27th January 1999
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 44+36 JbG.38      

(Pilot) Major Sven Kaemper
severe injuries
 
(WSO) Major Detlev Stueter
minor injuries
 
2nd March 1999
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 44+00
JbG.31
“Boelcke”
Damaged      
     
30th July 1999
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 45+05
JbG.33
Practice flight. Crashed near  Engeloya off the  Norwegian coast.      
ejected ejected  
11th August 1999
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS     Norway      
     
24th September 1999
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 46+03 TTC Practice flight in California. Collision over the Range,  Holloman AFB (New Mexico)      
ejected ejected  
24th September 1999
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 43+44 TTC      
ejected ejected  
6th April 2000
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 43+30 JbG.38 Bird Strike. Forced landing in Leeuwarden, Netherlands  a practice flight over the Cornfeld  Range. Damaged      
     
20th April 2000
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 45+82
JbG.31
“Boelcke”
Damaged      
     
20th July 2000
GAF
Panavia Tornado ECR 46+50
JbG.32
Leave the runway after the landing. Damaged      
     
30th August 2000
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 44+22
JbG.31
“Boelcke”
During a practice flight crashed 190 km from Goose Bay, Canada      
died died  
6th September 2000
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS(T) 43+08
JbG.32
Damaged      
     
15th March 2001
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 45+79 JbG.3 Damaged      
     
23rd March 2001
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 44+98 JbG.34 Crash during an exercise approx. 160 km northwest from Nellis AFB, Nevada      
Major Bernd L. Cook killed Captain Michael Bieler killed.  
8th November 2001
09.03

German
A.F.
Panavia Tornado 44+51   Birdstrike. Crashed  on the beach in a 60 degree dive, where it exploded, Vlieland     Martin-Baker
ejected - landed in water ejected - landed on Vliehors Gunnery Range Martin-Baker
20th [22nd] November 2001
Navy
Panavia Tornado IDS 45+27 MfG.2

Technical malfunction. Crashed on runway during

take off

     
OK OK any ejections ??

Wednesday 15th May 2002
22:00


German AF

Panavia Panavia Tornado

 

 

Crashed in mountains while operating out of Holloman AFB 30 km north the Holloman AFB tactical training centre New Mexico, USA

One crew member ejected safely

 

Martin-Baker 

17th December 2002
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 44+57
JbG.31
“Boelcke”
Damaged      
     
10th July 2003
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 44+40  
JbG.33
       
     
12th September 2003
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 43+47
Ag 51 Immelmann
Damaged      
     
22nd April 2004

 


GAF

                                                                                                   
Panavia Tornado IDS
44+24
AG 51
               
 
  Martin-Baker
Pilot Colonel Helmar Storm ejected at 5000 metres lieutenant colonel Bert-Ullrich Schmidt ejected at 5000 metres Martin-Baker
22nd April 2004
GAF
Panavia Tornado 45+18
Ag 51 Immelmann reconnaissance squadron, Jagel
Two German Air Force Panavia Tornado jets both from the same squadron collided in mid-air above the St Peter-Ording beach resort on the North Sea at an altitude of 5000 metres Martin-Baker
Major Arndt Freiberger ejected but did not survive First Lieutenant Sebastian Schulz ejected but did not survive Martin-Baker
9th December 2004
GAF
     
Panavia Tornado ECR 46+42
JbG.32
Crashed shortly after take-off following collision with trees in fog, in Oberbayern. Lagerlechfeld, Germany Hauptmann Eik Alexander von Zehmen
ejection seat activated
killed
Waffensysteemoffizier Major Konrad Huf
ejection seat activated
killed
 
Thanks to Servee Schellinx for permission to use his photo of 46+42 taken at Gilze en Rijen airshow, 2002, The Netherlands and to Den Batter for providing the crew names
7th June 2006
GAF
Tornado IDS 45+19  
JbG.33
damaged      
     
17th October 2006
GAF
Panavia Tornado IDS 43+11
JbG.33

collision with runway lights

during landing

    no ejections
ground egress ground egress

Thursday
12th April 2007
3 p.m.

GAF

                                                      photo: Bundeswehr-Luftwaffe
     
PA-200 Tornado ECR  46+47
JbG 32
Lechfeld
Returning from an exercise on the French island of
Corsica crashed in the Lauterbrunnen valley in the Bernese Alps
Pilot - Oberleutnant - possibly ejected at low level died on ground
[confirmation ??]
WSO - Hauptmann - ejected at low level sustained  injuries Martin-Baker
SOURCES:  Bundeswehr-Luftwaffe Official Website; Media News Feeds; Mil Spotters Forum

 

Source List and Acknowledgements to be added

Scramble.nl
Air Forces Monthly
Flight International
www. Media and news
Sir James Martin by Sarah Sharman
Flugzeuge
Bundeswehr - Luftwaffe Official News