Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted

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Ju 88A-17 serial number 822617 emergency landed near Øster Hassing 17/5 1944.


The aircraft belonged to 2. / KG 26 and was coded NA+UO.
T/o ?. Op: Navigational flight.


The JU 88 was attacked by Mustangs around noon northeast of Aalborg and belly landed in a field belonging to Erlund Hansen of Hølund about 15 kilometres northeast of Aalborg.
It was seen coming low over the roof of the farm from the west and landed up hill east of the farm house.

One of the crew used the farm`s phone to call for help.
Two crew members were unharmed while Air gunner Unteroffizier Erick Schraml and navigator Unteroffizier Anton Kirk were severely wounded and were admitted to the Luftwaffe Ortslazarett Aalborg.
Anton Kirk died the next morning at 07:45 hours from a bullet in the stomach. He was laid to rest in Frederikshavn cemetery on 24/5 1944.



Sources: LBUK, WASt, BF.

 

Day Ranger attack on Aalborg 17/5 1944

Bf 109G-6 serial number 163385 shot down at Fliegerplatz Aalborg Ost 17/5 1944

Bf 109G-6 serial number 163077 crashed at Fliegerplatz Aalborg Ost 17/5 1944

Bf 109G-5 serial number 110227 shot down at Fliegerhorst Aalborg Ost 17/5 1944

He 177A-5 serial number 550034 emergency landed at Fliegerplatz Aalborg Ost 17/5 1944

Ju 88A-17 serial number 822617 emergency landed near Øster Hassing 17/5 1944

Ju 88A-4 serial number 4598 crash landed near Langholt 17/5 1944

Ju 88A-4 serial number 2141 belly landed near Hjallerup 17/5 1945

Ju 88A-4 serial number 2071 emergency landed at Lillevorde Mark 17/5 1944

Ju 88A-4 serial number 239 emergency landed near Fjellerad 17/5 1944

Ju 88A-4 serial number 2457 crashed near Hjallerup 17/5 1944

Ju W 34 serial number 2772 shot down at Fliegerhorst Aalborg West 17/5 1944


 

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