Airwar over Denmark

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Bf 110C crashed Aalborg West 20/4 1940.


The aircraft belonged to II./ ZG 1 and was coded ?
T/o ? Op: Transfer flight.


The Bf 110 crashed during landing at Aalborg West killing Feldwebel Helmut Pirch and wounding the pilot.
Feldwebel Pirch was laid to rest in Lindholm cemetery on 22/4 1940 with the German Reverend Götler of Emden officiating at the graveside ceremony.
The remains of Pirch was in the late sixties transfered to Grove cemetery.

 

The ceremony on 22/4 1940



Sources: Lindholm cemetery protocol, RL 2 III/884, JJ.
 

 

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