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1 Helm, Hans JoachimHptm6/21/1911Berlin - FriedenauStfkpt 3/KG-26He 111H-3 "1H +_L" (lost 2/27/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 27 February, 1940 after being attacked by Spitfires of RAF No. 152 Sq., piloted by P/O J0hn S.B.Jones and P/O Timothy S. Wildblood, 10 miles E of Coquet Island. Helm eased the He 111 into a controlled ditching, and it managed to stay afloat for three minutes for three of the crew to evacuate via the roof over the cockpit. The three did manage to get into the dingy. The body of Uffz Karl Lassnig, along with the dingy, washed ashore at Whitley Bay on 1 March, 1940, Several days later, the body of Hans Helm was recovered. Both were buried in the Chevington Cemetery; Lassnig Sec H, Gr 21 & Helm Sec H, Gr 24. It is not known what happened to the third survivor, and he is listed MIA with the remainder of the crew: Uffz Heinrich Buckisch, Ofw Artur Thiele and Gefr Walter Rixen. Added: Buckisch, or Buchisch, has been reported as the pilot (D.Drury).
2 Lassnig, FranzUffz34/JG-77, Stab/JG-77 (2/45)Bf 109F & G
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Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Soviet LaGG-3 on 12 September, 1942. A 2nd, a Yak-1 on 2 October, 1942. A 3rd, an La-5 on 20 February, 1945. Alternate spelling: Lassing or Lassig (OKL 3rd victory, 45).

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