Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted

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FW 190A-6 serial number 530111 crashed in the North Sea 24/7 1943.


The aircraft belonged to 1./ JG 11 and was coded White 1+
T/o Lister. Op: Air defence.


Early in the afternoon a number of FW 190`s attacked a formation of American B 17`s returning towards England after having bombed the harbour in Trondheim and Porsgrun. The FW 190`s did not claim any bombers but lost two aircrafts over the North Sea about 50-80 kilometres south of Lister.

One of these was piloted by Staffelkapitän Hauptmann Erwin Linkiewicz who was found washed ashore on the beach 3 kilometres east of Skiveren in the Tannisbugt bay on 12/8 1943.
He was laid to rest in Frederikshavn cemetery on 17/8 1943.

The FW 190 was a 100% loss.



Sources: WASt, BF,” JG 1 und 11” by Prien/Rodeike.
 

 

 

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