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Bf 109E crash landed near Gudum 31/7 1940
The aircraft belonged to II./ JG 77 and was coded ?
T/o Aalborg Ost. Op: Defence of Aalborg.
Two Bf 109`s of JG 77 were sent after the Blenheim of RAF 114 Squadron that had
attacked Aalborg West and it was claimed near Lemvig by Unteroffizier Otto
Niemeyer of 4./ JG 77.
The other Bf 109 was damaged by return fire and belly landed in a field
belonging to Trabjerggaard farm near Gudum, 10 kilometres east of Lemvig at
09:45 hours. The pilot was still sitting in the aircraft when Constable Pedersen
and Head of Police Schnekloet arrived.
Doctor Thorsen was called for to examine
the pilot who was able to raise his arms over the head, but was not able to
move. The pilot was helped out of the aircraft and was taken to the home of
Doctor Thorsen. An ambulance was called and the pilot was taken to the hospital
on Lemvig for treatment.
Sources: LBUK, N. E. Stampe, TW.
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