Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


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Ju 88A-4 serial number 6535 crashed in the Baltic Sea 12/11 1943.

The aircraft belonged to 6./ KG 26 and was coded 1H+DP.
T/o Kolberg. Op: Heimat.

The aircraft crashed into the Baltic Sea approximately 25 kilometres east of Gedser with the loss of the whole crew.

Pilot Unteroffizier Georg Breitschädel and Navigator Obergefreiter Wolfgang Beyerlein has no known graves.

The body of Wop Obergefreiter Helmut Meissner was retrieved from the sea and was laid to rest in København Bispebjerg Cemetery on 30/11 1943 at 10:00 hrs. The ceremony took place at the Southern Chapel. In March 1944 his remains was transfered to København Vestre cemetery.

Air gunner Obergefreiter Alfred Deutschler rest in Kaliningrad Standortfriedhof according to VDK.

The aircraft was a 100% loss.

Sources: RL 2 III/1195, WASt, VDK.


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