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Ta 152 belly landed north east of Vejle 5/5 1945.
The aircraft belonged to III./ JG 11 and was coded ?
T/o Leck Op: Transfer to Norway due to capitulation in northern
Feldwebel Gerhard Fontain took off from Fliegerhorst Leck at 06:30-7:00 hrs in
the morning for a transfer flight to Fliegerhorst Aalborg for fuel and then to
The Ta 152 was observed at approx. 08:00 hrs with the landing gear down
preparing to land in a field at Julianebjerg 7 kilometres east northeast of
Vejle. It appears that the fuselage broke upon landing and Fontain was seen to
sit slumping in the cockpit.
The owner of the farm helped Fontain to the farmhouse. What happened to him
afterwards is not known.
On 8/5 it is reported that the aircraft have been
It should be remembered that the German capitulation in Holland, Northern
Germany and Denmark took place at 08:00 hrs on the morning of 5/5 1945.
Sources: LBUK, “JG 1-11” by Prien/Rodeike.
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