Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


1939-1940 Updated 22/7-17
1941 Updated 28/1-18
1942 Updated 14/1-18
1943 Updated 15/2-18
1944 Updated 13/8-17
1945 Updated 13/3-17

1940 Updated 20/2-18
1941 New 15/2-18
1942 Updated 7/9-17
1943 Updated 13/10-16
1944 Updated 7/9-17
1945 Updated 30/5-17

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Bf 110 ? crashed at Fliegerhorst Værløse 11/10 1940

The aircraft belonged to Erg.Zerst. Gr. Vaerloese and was coded ?.
T/o Flh. Værløse. Op: Training.

Pilot Oberleutnant Otto Ballhorn and radio operator Gefreiter Hans Siewert took off in what is believed to be a Bf 110 and crashed in a bog belonging to Christian Hansen near Søndersø lake at Fliegerhorst Værløse . Two young cows were sprayed by the burning petrol.

Ballhorn and Siewert both died and were laid to rest in Bispebjerg cemetery in København on 14/10-1940. Their remains were transferred to Vestre cemetery in København in March 1944.


Pilot Oberleutnant Otto Ballhorn






Bispebjerg cemetery

Sources: VDK. Dairy of Tove Olsen 17/2000 at Furresø Arkiver.


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