Sonderstaffel (G.S.) 4

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Sonderstaffel (G.S.) 4

Code: ?


FpN:

L 22 747 (*June 1941. Spring 1942 renamed 4/KGzbV 2).


History

Formed June 1941 at Leipheim for assignment to Luftflotte 4 in South Russia. In July, it transferred to Vinnitsa in W Ukraine from where it flew supply missions to the airfields at Kirovograd and Nikolayev, mainly to bring up fuel and bombs for Stuka units. It departed Vinnitsa for Leipheim in November when the weather and muddy airfields made glider operations no longer practical. [1]


Commanding Officers

Oblt. Hans(?) Pohl ( - )7/41


Stations

Vinnitsa/S.Russia (7/41 - 11/41).

Leipheim/NE Ulm (11/41 - 1/42).


Equipment and Returns

(none found)


Representative Losses – Sonderstaffel (G.S.) 4

13.8.41: He 111 H-5 crashed near Augsburg (no details given), 100%, 2 killed and 2 injured.

23.9.41: Bf 110E crash landed at Vinnitsa-South airfield/Ukraine, 80%.

7.10.41: Me 321 crash landed at Vinnitsa, 100%.
9.10.41: Bf 110E crash landed at Proskurov airfield/Ukraine, 35%.

11.10.41: He 111 H-5 crash landed in bad weather at Ica-East airfield (Kiev?), 40%.

16.10.41: Kl 35 crash landed near Kiev due to engine failure, 60%.


Also see:

(no additional names found)


Markings


Distinctions and Remarks

See Also

Grossraumlastenseglergruppe Me 321

Sonderstaffel (G.S.) 1

Sonderstaffel (G.S.) 2

Sonderstaffel (G.S.) 22


© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress, 2023).

(1st Draft 2023)


References

  1. BA-MA Freiburg: RL 2 III Meldungen über Flugzeugunfälle…..(Loss Reports – LRs); BA-MA Freiburg: Flugzeug-Bereitstellungen (Aircraft Availability Status Reports – FzB) in: M.Holm-website (ww2.dk); AFHRA Maxwell: decimal K113 Karlsruhe Collection. AFHRA Maxwell: decimal 512.619 British AirMin P/W interrogations, ADI(K) series, microfilm rolls A5400-05, interrogation; AFHRA Maxwell: decimal 512.619 British AirMin CSDIC P/W Interrogation Reports in microfilm rolls A5415-18; British National Archives ULTRA signals; Kannapin, Norbert: Die deutsche Feldpostübersicht 1939-1945, 3 Bde (I – III) (Osnabrück, 1980-82); Schlaug, Georg: Die deutschen Lastensegler-Verbände 1937-1945: Eine Chronik aus Berichten, Tagebüchern, Dokumenten. Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag, 1985. ISBN: 3-613-01065-8. Hb. Dj. 296p. Illus. Maps. Appendices. Glossary of abbreviations. Bibliography.


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