Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

One-quarter front left side view of British-captured Heinkel He 219 A Uhu (Owl) (r/n D5+CL, WNr 310189) on the ground, probably at Grove, in South Jutland, Denmark, circa May-June 1945. A Royal Air Force (RAF) roundel is visible under the left wing, but British-captured markings on the rear fuselage and left vertical stabilizer have been touched out of this particular photograph.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Heinkel 219 (Night fighter plane)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa May-June 1945

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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