Date & Time: May 26, 1940 at 1630 LT
Type of aircraft:
Junkers JU.52
Operator:
Registration:
BA+HK
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Supply
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Norway
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
6
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
While cruising east of Nordnes, the three engine aircraft was shot down by the pilot of a RAF Gloster Gladiator and crashed near Evenesdal. Six paratroopers were able to bail out before the aircraft crashed. All three crew members and six passenger were killed.
Crew (Transportstaffel 3./KGr zbV 106 ):
Uffz Peter Endres, pilot,
Fw Anton Schairer, engineer,
Uffz Franz Herp, radio.
Passengers:
Gfr Walter Bellmann,
Ogfr Ernst Böttcher,
Jäger Werner Schemmel,
Gfr Wilhelm Geiger,
Jäger Harry Ludeke,
Fw Karl Linek 6.
Probable cause:
Shot down by a RAF fighter.