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Old 27th December 2007, 21:33
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KG26 losses Norway April 1940

Hi guys

Hopefully someone may have information on the following KG26 losses in Norway April 1940:

7/KG26 Steinback 27 April 1940
4/KG26 Carolsfeld 28 April 1940
4/KG26 Pfuger 28 April 1940

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Re: KG26 losses Norway April 1940

HI

28.04.1940

Pfüger Karl Fw.
Träummer Hans Uffz.
Simdorn Gerold Uffz.
Best Jakob Ofw.
all MIA


Schnorr von Caroldsfeld von Eberhard Hptm.
Babkuhl Karl Fw.
Cramer Walter Ofw.
Vogel Heinz Ofw
all POW

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Re: KG26 losses Norway April 1940

7./KG26 Heinkel He111H-3. Shot down by Skuas of No. 803 (FAA) Squadron (Lt W.P. Lucy and P/O A.G. Johnson) during armed reconnaissance between Dombås and Åndalsnes, and crash-landed at Bøvra Bjorli 1.15 p.m. FF Oberlt Hans-Ludwig Steinbach and BO Fw Hans Gießen both captured unhurt, BF Gefr Kurt Sips and BM Uffz Willi Liermann both captured wounded and admitted to hospital in Andalsnes – later released. Aircraft 1H+AT 100% write-off.

4./KG26 Heinkel He111H-4. Shot down by Skuas of No. 803 (FAA) Squadron (Lt W.P. Lucy and Sub Lt G.W. Brockensha) during armed reconnaissance sortie and ditched in Moldefjorden 12.55 p.m. BO Fw Karl Babkuhl killed, FF Hptmn Eberhard Schnorr von Carolsfeld (Staffelkapitän), BF Oberfw Walter Cramer, and BM Oberfw Heinz Vogel took to dinghy and captured. Aircraft 100% write-off.

4./KG26 Heinkel He111H-4. Shot down west of Kristiansund by RAF Skuas of No. 800 (FAA) Squadron (Lt G.E.D. Finch-Noyes, Lt E. Taylour, and PO H.A. Monk) and crashed in flames south of Digerhalsen in Kjørsvika 12.55 p.m. FF Fw Karl Pflüger, BO Uffz Hans Träumer, BF Uffz Gerold Simdorn, and BM Oberfw Jakob Best all killed. Aircraft 100% write-off.
(But refer TOCH thread 2/09 ???)
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