Airwar over Denmark

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Bf 110C crashed in the North Sea 9/4 1940.


The aircraft belonged to 3./ZG 76 and was coded M8+??
T/o Westerland Op: Weserübung


On its way to Stavanger, Norway the Bf 110 collided with a Bf 110 piloted by Unteroffizier Grams and crashed into the North Sea killing Leutnant Bodo Habben and Unteroffizier Paul Wengorz.
 
On 14/6 1940 the body of Paul Wengorz was found washed ashore near Høje Knolde at Skallingen by Receiver of wrecks Jørgen Petersen. The body was taken to a Petersens farm in Oksby and placed in a small shack and identified.

The Wehrmacht was informed and Wengorz was laid to rest in Flensburg Friedenshügel.
 
Leutnant Bodo Habben have no known grave.



Sources: Report Varde police,”Zerstörer” by Vasco and Cornwell, RL 2 III/884, WASt.

 

Operation Weserübung

Bf 110 landed at Skejby Mark near Aarhus 9/4 1940

Ju 52 crashed south of Tarm 9/4 1940

Ju 52 6770 crashed at Aalborg 9/4 1940

Ju 52 6758 damaged at Aalborg 9/4 1940

Bf 110C crashed in the North Sea 9/4 1940

JU 52 crashed at Aalborg 9/4 1940

Ju 52 crashed into the North Sea 9/4 1940

JU 52 landed near Hemmet 9/4 1940

JU 52 damaged at Aalborg 9/4 1940

Ju 52 serial number 3500 had landing accident at Aalborg Ost 9/4 1940

Ju 52 serial number 6113 had landing accident at Aalborg Ost 9/4 1940

Ju 52 serial number 5504 had landing accident at Aalborg Ost 9/4 1940

Ju 88A-1 crashed into the sea of Skagerak 9/4 1940

Ju 52 serial number 5692 had engine fire at Aalborg 9/4 1940

JU 52 serial number 6279 crash landed Aalborg Ost 9/4 1940

Ju 52 had landing accident at Aalborg Ost 9/4 1940

Ju 52 crash landed near Sønder Hygum 9/4 1940

Ju 52 serial number 6362 had landing accident at Aalborg Ost 9/4 1940

Ju 52 serial number 5794 crash landed at Vester Lindet 9/4 1940



 

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