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History

Flown by Stab I/JG 1. Gruppenkommandeur Oblt.Karl Demuth in April 1945, and then by 3./JG1 squadron commander (Staffelkapitaen) Oblt.Emil Demut in May 1945. [1] Operated as aircraft 11[N 2][2] 120074 was captured at Leck, and designated Air Min 60.

The aircraft was scrapped at Brize Norton,[3] after being struck off charge in August 1947.[2]

Notes

  1. Original caption: He 162A-2, Werknr. 120074, gelbe 11, Maschine des Staffelkapitäns Oblt. Emil Demuth 3./JG 1, Mai 1945, Bugfarben SchwarzJWeiß/Rot weisen auf den Träger des Deutschen Kreuzes in Gold hin (die 16 am Leitwerk markierten Siege hatte er aber auf anderen Typen erzielt).
    Translation: He 162A-2, no. 120074, yellow 11, machine of the relay captain Oblt. Emil Demuth 3./JG 1, May 1945, bow colors SchwarzjWeiß / red point to the bearer of the German cross in gold (the 16 marked on the tail of the turf, however, he had achieved on other types)
  2. There is some uncertainty about the colour of the numbers - they are yellow in some images of the aircraft, and white in others.

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