Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

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Bf 110D serial number crashed at Fliegerplatz Rom 24/2 1942.


The aircraft belonged to 3./ NJG 1 and was coded ?
T/o ? Op: Training.


Unteroffizier Heinz Oloff made a bad landing and was not able to stop the aircraft on the runway. It hit Flakturm West on top of which there were two men. One of these broke an arm and the other was only slightly injured.
The flakturm fell on a shack in which there were two soldiers from the army. A fire started and Oberschütze Josef Miller died in the flames and now rests in Lemvig cemetery where he was laid to rest on 26/2 1942 with German fieldpriest Reverend Aix officiating at the graveside ceremony.

 


           (Peter Brockdorff)



Oberschütze Martin Schmid was brought out badly burned. He was taken to the Feldlazarett in Viborg where he died on 8/3 and was laid to rest in Frederikshavn cemetery on 11/3 1942.
 
Unteroffizier Oloff and the Wop Obergefreiter Schäfer and the Flt. Engr. Unterofizier Schubert got out of the aircraft with only superficial wounds.

The Bf 110 was a 100% loss.

 



Sources: RL 2 III/758+1180, BL, KLe, BF, KF, CP.
 

 

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