Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


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Bf 109G-14 serial number 464822 crashed Aalborg 14/1 1945.

The aircraft belonged to JG 5 and was coded: No code issued.
T/o Værløse.  Op: Transfer flight.

Three Bf 109G`s were on a transfer flight from Fliegerhorst Værløse to Fliegerhorst Stavanger in Norway when northern Denmark became covered by fog.
The Bf 109G-14 was flying low over Aalborg when it hit the chimney of „De Forenede Tekstilfabrikker“ factory at 15:55 hrs.
The aircraft was torn apart and was spread over some area.
The engine fell in the courtyard af „De Forenede Spritfabrikker“ where it was found underneath a railway freight car.
The fuselage with the canopy and the pilot fell on the railway line next to the „De Forenede Tekstilfabrikker“ factory.
The „Falck“ rescue service soon arrived and saw Pilot Fähnrich Alfred Günther move in the cockpit that was laying upside down.
They lifted the wings and fuselage with the help of bystanders but did not manage to open the canopy before German troops arrived and took over the rescue attempt.

Pilot  Fähnrich Alfred Günther did not survive and was laid to rest in Frederikshavn cemetery on 22/1 1945.


                            (Via Claus Madsen)


                       (Claus Madsen)

Sources: LBUK, WASt, BF, Claus Madsen, JJ.


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