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Bf 109T-2 serial number 7745 emergency landed near
Nykøbing 18/11 1943.
The aircraft belonged to I./ JG 11 and was coded RB+OR. (A Danish report says
that it was marked “24”)
T/o Lister Op: Feindflug.
The BF 109T took off from Lister to attack the American Liberators that had
attacked Kjeller in Norway.
It emergency landed in a field belonging to the farm “Frydsbrønd” 2 kilometres
west of Nykøbing Mors at 13:40 hours due to lack of Fuel.
It approached the farm from west and flew low over the farm houses, turned north
and back west and touched down in a field just north of the farm buildings.
It cut down a number of fence poles when skidding along. When it came to a halt
the pilot was seen to climb out of the aircraft, sit down on the wing and smoke
The aircraft had been 50% damaged while the pilot was unharmed.
Soldiers from the local German garrison soon arrived an guarded the Bf 109T.
Two days later a team arrived and took the aircraft apart for transportation.
Apparently someone messed up because a shot was fired when they were dismantling
The aircraft was then loaded on a heavy wagon and taken away.
During these days the guards and the Luftwaffe personnel was billeted at
Sources: RL 2 III/1196, LBUK, “Sea Eagles” and ”Messerschmitt Bf 109T” by
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