Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

 By Søren C. Flensted


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BV 138C-1 serial number 310101 crashed in the sea southwest of Stevns Klint 12/2 1945.

The aircraft belonged to Stab (F) Seeaufklärings Gruppe 126 and was coded ?
T/o ?.  Op:  ?

The aircraft is believed to have crashed into Fakse Bugt bay southwest of Stevns Klint with the loss of all onboard.

Pilot Unteroffizier Bernhard Boywitt, Beobachter Leutnant Friedrich Schecker and Engineer Unteroffizier Franz Furtner have no known grave.
Wop Unteroffizier Friedrich Gerards and Oberfeldwebel Gunner Karl-Heinz Hentges is believed to have been found washed ashore in Faxe Bay.
Gerards suffered from frostbite while Hentges suffered from frostbite and from injury from the crash.
They were laid to rest in København Vestre cemetery on 16/2 1945. The ceremony took place at the grave side at 11:00 hrs.

The aircraft was a 100% los.

Sources: RL 2 III/766, BK.


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