Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


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Ju 88C-6 serial number 360301 crashed near Nykøbing 18/5 1943.

The aircraft belonged to 11./ NJG 3 and was coded D5+HW.
T/o Grove. Op: Training.

The JU 88 crashed in the afternoon at Nissum Nørre Eng due to pilot error.
The aircraft burst into flames and was a 100% loss.
The crew of Pilot Oberleutnant Karl-Heinz Brandes, Wop Unteroffizier Hugo Corfu and Engineer Leutnant Kurt Klose died and when retrieved from the burned out wreck they were brought to Fliegerhorst Grove.
On 22/5 they were all laid to rest in Lemvig cemetery with a German chaplain officiating at the graveside ceremony.


                                   (Via Ib Lødsen)



Sources: WASt, BL, KLe.



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