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Bf 109G-6 serial number 163716 collided with another Bf
109G-6 north of Fliegerhorst Aalborg West
The aircraft belonged to 3./ JG 102 and was coded KL+FD.
T/o Aalborg Ost. Op: Training.
It was early in the afternoon when Feldwebel Karl Bodek approached Aalborg from
the north at 500 metres. When over the farm „Nielsminde“ near Vadum he
collided with a Bf 109 G-6 of 3./JG 102 and his Bf 109 lost the tail.
Bodek bailed out
but his parachute did not deploy properly and he fell to his death northwest of
The Bf 109 was a total loss.
Feldwebel Karl Bodek was laid to rest in Frederikshavn cemetery on 21/10 1944.
It is believed that the BF 109 G-6 involved in the collision crashlanded at „Gelsiggård“ farm in Hvorup. It ended up in a plantation and
burned. The location has however not been confirmed from official sources.
Sources: BF, WASt via JJ.
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