Date & Time: Apr 14, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Junkers JU.52
Operator:
Registration:
1Z+AS
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Supply
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Oslo - Oslo
MSN:
6546
Country:
Norway
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft left Oslo-Fornebu Airport at 1700LT on a para dropping mission. In the region of Dombås, after dropping its paratroopers, the aircraft was shot down by anti-aircraft battery and caught fire. The captain completed an emergency landing in a prairie and the aircraft slid for several yards before coming to rest in flames. All four crew members were unhurt while the aircraft was destroyed.
Crew (6. Staffel II/KGzbV 1):
Uffz Claus Bösch,
Uffz Otto Schilling,
Uffz Paul Kafzik,
Uffz Walter Weyer.
Source: http://ktsorens.tihlde.org/flyvrak/valebu.html
Probable cause:
Shot down by Norwegian Flak.