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City / Area:Munich / Deutsches Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Germany
Collection:Deutsches Museum - Flugwerft Schleissheim
Photo Date:13 October 2017
Photo by:Derek GaynorContact
Photo ID:236332Submit Correction
View count: 33
Homemade airplane DOWA 81. With this aircraft in 1981,a family of five from the former East Germany proposed to escape. The plane did not fly because the family was arrested the day before the scheduled takeoff. She was sentenced to considerable prison terms for "preparing to cross the border illegally in severe cases". The family was deported to the Federal Republic after one year in prison. Due to the necessary confidentiality, only generally available materials were used for the construction. The aircraft engines came from the GDR
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Version:Wagner DOWA 81
C/n (msn):None issued
City / Area:Munich / Deutsches Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Germany
Photo Date:13 October 2017
Photo by:Derek GaynorContact
City / Area:Munich / Deutsches Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Germany
Collection:Deutsches Museum - Flugwerft Schleissheim
Photo Date:13 October 2017
Photo by:Derek GaynorContact
Photo ID:236332Submit Correction
View count: 33
Homemade airplane DOWA 81. With this aircraft in 1981,a family of five from the former East Germany proposed to escape. The plane did not fly because the family was arrested the day before the scheduled takeoff. She was sentenced to considerable prison terms for "preparing to cross the border illegally in severe cases". The family was deported to the Federal Republic after one year in prison. Due to the necessary confidentiality, only generally available materials were used for the construction. The aircraft engines came from the GDR
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Version:Wagner DOWA 81
C/n (msn):None issued
City / Area:Munich / Deutsches Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Germany
Photo Date:13 October 2017
Photo by:Derek GaynorContact
City / Area:Munich / Deutsches Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Germany
Collection:Deutsches Museum
Photo Date:16 July 2008
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:34517Submit Correction
View count: 165
Built in 1981 by the Wagner Family for a planned escape flight from East to West Germany. Powered by two motor cycle engines with pusher props. The project was uncovered by the authorities and the family was arrested before the flight could be attempted.
Registration / Serial:NONE
Aircraft Version:Wagner DOWA 81
C/n (msn):NONE
City / Area:Munich / Deutsches Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Germany
Photo Date:16 July 2008
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
City / Area:Munich / Deutsches Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Germany
Collection:Deutsches Museum
Photo Date:16 July 2008
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:34517Submit Correction
View count: 165
Built in 1981 by the Wagner Family for a planned escape flight from East to West Germany. Powered by two motor cycle engines with pusher props. The project was uncovered by the authorities and the family was arrested before the flight could be attempted.
Registration / Serial:NONE
Aircraft Version:Wagner DOWA 81
C/n (msn):NONE
City / Area:Munich / Deutsches Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Germany
Photo Date:16 July 2008
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact