Airwar over Denmark

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Ju W34 serial number 1436 crashed near Sdr. Tranders 24/3 1944.


The aircraft belonged to Bordfliegergruppe 196 and was coded ?
T/o Aalborg. Op: ?


The W34 was claimed by Mosquito LR374 of 613 Squadron piloted by W/Cdr J. R. D. Braham and navigated by S/Ldr Robertson at 15:09 hours killing the crew of four.

Braham fired a short burst from low astern and the W34 was hit in the starboard wing and caught fire and crashed to the ground just north of the dyke surrounding the church in Sdr. Tranders. After a short while the petrol exploded and destroyed the aircraft.

When the fire had burned down, the charred remains of the crew were retrieved from the wreckage and placed next to it covered by a tarpaulin.
They were laid to rest in Frederikshavn cemetery on 29/3 1944.
They were Gruppenkommandeur Obertsleutnant Gerrit Wiegmink, Major beim Stabe Hauptman Ernst Gallmann, Unteroffizier Friedrich Brüske and Unteroffizier Martin Liess.

 


                (Claus Madsen)

 


                         (Claus Madsen)




Sources: WASt, VL.

 

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