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Ar 196 ? emergency landed off Hesnæs harbour 10/4 1944.
The aircraft belonged to ? and was coded ?
T/o ?. Op: ?
An Ar 196 ? emergency landed near Hesnæs harbour and was brought into the harbour.
The two man crew entered the flat of Reserve constable Knudsen and used his
phone to call Nykøbing Falster and inform about what had happened.
later on the same day a larger seaplane with 11 Germans onboard arrived to
repair the first aircraft.
At 20:30 hrs in the evening all thirteen Germans entered the two rooms flat of
Reserve constable Knudsen and announced that they intended to stay there for the
next three days while repairing the aircraft. The furniture from the living room
was placed in the kitchen and the Germans lay down to sleep on the floor.
It is not known when the aircraft was actually repaired as the report was
written on 12/4.
Sources: AS 19/273.
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