Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


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FW 190A-8/R6 serial number 170367 shot down near Fuglse 29/5 1944.

The aircraft belonged to 11./ Sturm JG 3 and was coded ?
T/o ?. Op: Interception of American bombers.

Unteroffizier Theodor Körner was shot down by Captain Bernharn McGrattan of 335 Fighter Squadron USAAF flying P 51 coded WD-J at 15:00 hours and crashed at Fuglse northeast of Holeby on the island of Lolland.

Körner came down with the plane and died. He was laid to rest in København Vestre cemetery on 3/6 1944. The ceremony took place at the Eastern Chapel at 10:00 hours.


  (Via Michael Balss)


  (Via Michael Balss)


  (Via Michael Balss)


  (Via Michael Balss)

Gun camera in McGrattans P51 showing the end for Körner.


                           (Johnny Sandager)


                        (C. Konsler via M. Mucha)

Captain Bernharn McGrattan


Sources: LBUK, BK, Helme, “Fighter units and pilots of the 8th Air Force” by Kent Miller, M. Mucha.



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