Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


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Ju 88A-12 serial number 6392 crashed at Fliegerhorst Kastrup 6/3 1944.

The aircraft belonged to Flugzeug Führer Schule B 34 and was coded DE+LY.
T/o Kastrup. Op: Training.

The Ju 88 collided with the building that housed the canteen during take off at 06:50 hours and burst into flames and was destroyed. As was the canteen. The crew of four were killed as was Soldat Reinhold Ullrich Wenzel of B.34.

The crew of four namely Pilot Instructor Unteroffizier Richard Wilms, Wop Instructor Unteroffizier Willy Freyaldenhoven, Student Pilot Unteroffizier Ulrich Rienl and Student Wop Gefreiter Eugen Waizenegger were laid to rest in København Bispebjerg Cemetery on 10/3 1944 along with Soldat Reinhold Ullrich Wenzel..
The ceremony was held at the Southern Chapel at 10:00 hours.

On 18/3 1944 their remains were transferred to København Vestre Cemetery by the Wehrmacht.

Note: Soldat Wenzel is recorded to have died at Maglebylille. That was however part of Fliegerhorst Kastrup.


Sources: WASt, RL 2 III/778, BK.


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