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Bf 110C-2 serial number 3097 crashed in the Aalborg Bay
The aircraft belonged to IV. / ZG 26 and was coded ?
T/o Aalborg Ost. Op: Gunnery training.
The Bf 110 was ditched on the bay 5-6 kilometres east of Dokkedal during gunnery
training and was a 100% loss.
Fisherman Carl Zaar and Fisherman Marius Rimmen
onboard fishing vessel A 50 “Gedion” of Aalborg was trawling in the area when
they saw the aircraft ditch about 1000 metres away and cut their trawls to sail
to the rescue of the flyers.
They reached the aircraft just when it was sinking and took the two flyers one
of whom was unconscious onboard and set course for Hals where they arrived at
the harbour at 17:30 hours.
Sources: RL 2 III/756+1178, UA.
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