Date & Time: May 26, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Junkers JU.52
Operator:
Registration:
CM+BU
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Supply
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
6713
Country:
Norway
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
While cruising in the region of Nordnes, the three engine aircraft was shot down by the pilot of a RAF Gloster Gladiator and crashed in Jordbrufjellet. Eleven paratroopers were able to bail out before the aircraft crashed. All three crew members and one passenger were killed.
Crew (Transportstaffel 3./KGr zbV 106 ):
Ofw Heini Friedrichs,
Fw Hans Sachs,
Fw Fritz Hoffmann.
Passenger:
Uffz Siegfried Vangerow 11.
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Causes:
Shot down by a RAF fighter.