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A temporary transport unit formed for the Demyansk airlift operations.

Constituted from Air Signals Schools, and other second line, crews and aircraft.

Jan 1942 - formed - Stab and 4 staffeln - the principle aircraft type used was the Ju 86. The aircraft for this unit were assembled at Neukubren, East Prussia. From here the unit moved forward to Pskov-Sud for operations in the relief of Demyansk.[1]

Mar 1942 - Moved into the Demyansk area of operations

Apr 1942 - Stab and all staffeln disbanded.

Note that this mixed unit was soon deactivated and its equipment and personnel were used to make up losses incurred by other units.


  1. Luftwaffe im Focus 14 Page 29