Airwar over Denmark

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Bf 110 ? crashed at Fliegerhorst Værløse 11/10 1940

The aircraft belonged to Erg.Zerst. Gr. Vaerloese and was coded ?.
T/o Flh. Værløse. Op: Training.

Pilot Oberleutnant Otto Ballhorn and radio operator Gefreiter Hans Siewert took off in what is believed to be a Bf 110 and crashed in a bog belonging to Christian Hansen near Søndersø lake at Fliegerhorst Værløse . Two young cows were sprayed by the burning petrol.

Ballhorn and Siewert both died and were laid to rest in Bispebjerg cemetery in København on 14/10-1940. Their remains were transferred to Vestre cemetery in København in March 1944.

 

Pilot Oberleutnant Otto Ballhorn

 

 

 

 

 

Bispebjerg cemetery


 
Sources: VDK. Dairy of Tove Olsen J.no. 17/2000 at Furresø Arkiver.

 

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