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Bf 109 serial number 2619 crashed at Fliegerplatz Esbjerg
The aircraft belonged to 4./ Jagdfliegerschule 4 and was coded ?
T/o Esbjerg. Op: Training.
Student Pilot Leutnant Gerd Pomy had just taken off from Fliegerplatz Esbjerg in
Bf 109 serial number 2619 for landing practise when the engine stopped.
He tried to turn the aircraft back towards the airfield for landing but the
aircraft stalled during the manoeuvre and crashed to the ground in the northern
part of the field.
Gerd Pomy was severely injured and was taken to the hospital, where he died in
He was laid to rest in Esbjerg Fovrfelt cemetery on 2/3 1942.
The aircraft was 95% damaged.
Sources: RL 2 III/772, WAST, BE.
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