Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


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Ju 88D-1 serial number 1322 crashed 3 kilometres east of Fliegerhorst Grove 19/8 1941.

The aircraft belonged to 3./ Küstenfliegergruppe 506 and was coded S4+LL.
T/o Grove. Op: Feindflug.

The Ju 88 was seen approaching Fliegerhorst Grove in the evening from the east on fire when it suddenly crashed in what is today Karup village. It crashed in a gravel pit on the location where today the old people home in Karup can be found.

The crew was killed and were laid to rest in Aalborg cemetery.
They were Pilot Feldwebel Hans Schoormans, Navigator Leutnant z. See Dietrich Kondritz, Wop Unteroffizier Rolf Bernthsen and Air gunner Feldwebel Max Arneth.


Sources: RL 2 III/1178, BAA, WASt.



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