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Ziller, Erwin

Date of birth:
September 14th, 1915
Date of death:
February 18th, 1945 (Brandenburg, Germany)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Lehnitz
Plot: 100. Row: 1. Grave: 11.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Oberleutnant Erwin Ziller crashed with a Horten Ho 229 V-2 (Ho IX V 2) plane during his third test flight. He died instantly due to his injuries.

Military career:
1940: Lastensegler Flüge (Eben Emael)'
1941-1942: Ausbildungsleiter beim LLG 2 in Parchim
1942-1943: Testflieger beim Lw.Kdo.IX in Göttingen
19-33 December 1944: 5 test flights in a Me 262 at Lärz.
December 1944 - January 1945: Test flights in a Horten IX V1.
2-18 February 1945: Three test flights in a Horten IX V2.

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