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German aircraft crashed near Karby 4/1 1944.
The aircraft belonged to ? and was coded ?
T/o ? Op: ?
The aircraft approached Karby from the south and crashed at 16:00 hours into a
field belonging to Bakkegaard farm about two kilometres southeast of Karby. The
aircraft was a total loss but there was no trace of the pilot.
The local police advised the German Wehrmacht in Skive and Fluko Aalborg about
the crash and personnel from Thisted arrived to guard the wreck.
These soldiers were billeted at Bakkegaard farm for six days while the wreck was
recovered from the field by a team of Luftwaffe personnel from Aalborg.
Not until 16/1 was the crash site declared to be safe by a Danish explosives
expert after having inspected it for left ammunition and explosives.
Sources: LBUK, Report Nykøbing Police.
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