Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


1939-1940 Updated 21/7-20
1941 Updated 7/6-19
1942 Updated 27/7-21
1943 Updated 22/7-21
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1940 New 22/7-21
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1942 Updated 10/5-18
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He 111-H crashed into the sea of Skagerak 10/4-1940.

The aircraft belonged to 7./KG 26 and was coded ?.
T/O Aalborg West  O/P Attack on Oslo.

The He 111-H did not return from operation and is believed to have crashed into the sea of Skagerak. Apparently the crew left the aircraft by parachute but none survived. Flugzeugführer Uffz Willi Radeke and Bordfunker Gefreiter Wilhelm Haubrock has no know grave while Bordmechaniker Flieger Georg Gerken rest in Oslo – Alfaset cemetery.

Beobachter Gefreiter Heinz Konrad was found washed ashore at Lild strand beach on the north west coast of Jylland. He was laid to rest in Lindholm cemetery on 10/6-1940. During the late sixties his remains was transferred to Grove cemetery where he rest today.


  (Flemming Hansen)



Sources: NVM via Matti Salonen, Kirketjenesten for flygtninge i Danmark 80 & 81 Kartotek over tyske soldater, døde i Frederikshavn mm, Lild Parish protocol.



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