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Bf 109G crashed near Brabrand west of Aarhus 6/12 1944.
The aircraft belonged to Flzg 1 and was coded ?
T/o Germany. Op: Transfer to Aalborg.
Unteroffizier Benno-Felix Arndt was together with another Bf 109G on a transfer
flight from Germany to Fliegerhorst Aalborg when his aircraft crashed into a
field belonging to „Mariedal“ farm in True near Brabrand at 14:45 hrs.
The aircraft sank into the ground and was a 100% loss.
Apparently Arndt had tried to bail out as the canopy was found on the road a
short distance away from the wreckage.
The death body of Arndt was retrieved from the wreckage by 6 Russian soldiers
under the command of two German.
When the body had been removed, the russians recovered what could be found from
the aircraft and loaded it on a truck.
Unteroffizier Benno-Felix Arndt was laid to rest in Frederikshavn cemetery on
Sources: JJ, LBUK.
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