Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

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Na 64 werknummer 84 landed west of Ringkøbing 9/10 1943.


The aircraft belonged to Flugzeugführerschule AB 42.
T/o Grove. Op: Zieldarstellung (Target flying for radar)


The Na 64 was part of Zieldarstellungstaffel 102 under FFS AB 42 and was painted gray with a yellow engine cowling.
The pilot experienced engine problems en route and when flying over Ringkøbing the engine finally quit. He made an emergency landing at Holmsland 3 kilometres west of Ringkøbing at 11:20 hours.
The Na 64 hit a telephone pole with the right hand wing and made a hard landing and was damaged 20%.
The pilot had minor brushes and was taken to the hospital in Ringkøbing for treatment by the local constable.

The aircraft was at first guarded by Danish police but the duty was handed over to members of the Wehrmacht when these arrived.
On 14/9 the aircraft was dismantled and loaded on two trucks and taken back to Fliegerhorst Grove.



Sources: AS 62-390, LBUK.
 

 

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