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Bf 109C-1 serial number 0327 emergency landed near Serup
The aircraft belonged to Jagdgruppe Drontheim (Jagdfl. Schule 3) and was coded ?
T/o Grove. Op: Training.
The Bf 109 was circling high in the sky north of Silkeborg with three more
aircrafts when it collided with Bf 109B-1 serial number 0605 that crashed.
The pilot of Bf 109C-1 serial number 0327 set course for Fliegerhorst Grove with
his two comrades but after about 10 kilometres he had to belly land the BF 109
in a field belonging to Farmer Peter Vestergaard, Serup while the two other
aircrafts circled the area.
The pilot hit his forehead and was taken to the hospital in Silkeborg for
treatment. When he visited the location the day after, he was wearing a bandage.
A team from Fliegerhorst Grove collected the aircraft on 26/10.
Sources: RL 2 III/765+1178, LBUK, AS 38-80.
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