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Bf 110D serial number crashed at Fliegerplatz Rom 24/2
The aircraft belonged to 3./ NJG 1 and was coded ?
T/o ? Op: Training.
Unteroffizier Heinz Oloff made a bad landing and was not able to stop the
aircraft on the runway. It hit Flakturm West on top of which there were two men.
One of these broke an arm and the other was only slightly injured.
The flakturm fell on a shack in which there were two soldiers from the army. A
fire started and Oberschütze Josef Miller died in the flames and now rests in
Lemvig cemetery where he was laid to rest on 26/2 1942 with German fieldpriest
Reverend Aix officiating at the graveside ceremony.
Oberschütze Martin Schmid was brought out badly burned. He was taken to the
Feldlazarett in Viborg where he died on 8/3 and was laid to rest in
Frederikshavn cemetery on 11/3 1942.
Unteroffizier Oloff and the Wop Obergefreiter Schäfer and the Flt. Engr.
Unterofizier Schubert got out of the aircraft with only superficial wounds.
The Bf 110 was a 100% loss.
Sources: RL 2 III/758+1180, BL, KLe, BF, KF, CP.
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