Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


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Ju 88A-12 serial number 2102 crashed near København 19/10 1943.

The aircraft belonged to Flugzeug Führer Schule B 34 and was coded GB+OO
T/o Kastrup. Op: Training.

The Ju 88 crashed into the 2 metre deep water 50 metres off shore near Teglholmen at 18:43 hours killing three of the crew and severely injuring Student Wop Unteroffizier Karl Heinz Solterbeck.

Solterbeck was retrieved from the water and taken to reserve Kriegslazarett Kopenhagen for treatment.

Instructor Pilot Oberfeldwebel Ludwig Haindl, Instructor Wop Unteroffizier Günter Eberhardt and Student Pilot Obergefreiter Friedrich Fölster all died and were laid to rest in Bispebjerg cemetery in København on 26/10 1943 at 10:00 hrs together with a soldier from a nightfighter squadron. The ceremony took place from the Southern Chapel.
On 22 March 1944 their remains were transferred to København Vestre cemetery.

The Ju 88 was a 100% loss.


                        (Via Dieter Gursch)

Unteroffizier Günter Eberhardt


                      (Via Dieter Gursch)


                       (Via Dieter Gursch)


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(Christian Berring)


Sources: RL 2 III/777, WASt, LBUK, Dieter Gursch.


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