Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


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Ju 88A-5serial number 2441 crashed during take off from Fliegerhorst Aalborg West 4/3 1943.

The aircraft belonged to 11./ KG 30 and was coded ?
T/o Aalborg West. Op: Training.

The aircraft collided with a vehicle from 3.Flughafenbetriebskompanie./ KG 6 killing four ground crews and injuring two men. The aircraft was a 100% loss but the flight crew were unharmed.

The ground personnel were Obergefreiter Helmut Schreiber, Gefreiter Roman Tymann and Unteroffizier Gerhardt Müller who died right away while Unteroffizier Bruno Klabunde died from fracture of the scull later on the same day in Luftwaffe Lazarett Aalborg.

They were all laid to rest in Frederaikshavn cemetery on 9/3 1943.

Gefreiter Willi Fahr was injured and taken to Luftwaffe Lazarett Aalborg for treatment while Flieger Josef Franke was taken to Fliegerhorst Krankenrevier Aalborg West.

Sources: RL 2 III/ 1187, CP, BF, KF, WASt.



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