Date & Time: Apr 14, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Junkers JU.52
Operator:
Registration:
1Z+?P
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Supply
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Oslo - Oslo
Country:
Norway
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The aircraft left Oslo-Fornebu Airport at 1700LT on a para dropping mission in the region of Lillehammer. While approaching his destination at low altitude, the aircraft was shot down by anti-aircraft battery and caught fire. The captain attempted to make an emergency landing in a prairie located near the village of Lysegårdsjordet. On touchdown, the aircraft slid for several yards before coming to rest in flames. A crew member was killed while four others were injured.
Crew:
Oberfw Nikolaus Schröder, pilot,
Fw. Erich Weyer,
UffzPaul Kalisch,
Heinz Petermann,
Richard Burgdörf,
Heinrich Erthal 9.
Source: http://ktsorens.tihlde.org/flyvrak/lillehammer.html
Probable cause:
Shot down by Norwegian Flak.