Transportstaffel Luftwaffenkommando Ost

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Transportstaffel Luftwaffenkommando Ost

(Unit Code: G5+)


Formation. (Apr 42)

Formed 10 April 1942 at Smolensk/C Russia by renaming Transportstaffel V. Fliegerkorps.[1]


Central and South Russia. (Apr 42 - May 43)

22 May 42: assigned to O.Qu./Lw.Kdo. Ost.[2]

28 May 42: 3 Ju 52s bombed on the ground at Fp. Smolensk, 1 @ 100% and 2 damaged.[3]

30 Nov 42: Ju 52 shot up by a fighter at Fp. Stalingrad-Pitomnik, 30%.

11 Dec 42: 2 Ju 52s (incl. G5+PH) reported missing from flight to Stalingrad-Pitomnik, both 100%, 5 MIA.

12 Dec 42: Ju 52 (G5+BH) failed to return from operations – no details, 100%, 4 MIA.

29 Dec 42: Ju 52 crashed near Fp. Basargino/22 km WSW of Stalingrad due to engine trouble, 100%.

5 May 43: renamed Transportstaffel Luftflotte 6.


FpN:(L 21068)



Staffelkapitän:

(not found)



Also see:

(no names found)



© by Henry L. deZeng IV (Work in Progress, 2022).

(1st Draft 2022)


References

  1. N.Kannapin-Feldpostübersicht; H.Plocher-The German Air Force Versus Russia, 1942; LR evidence.
  2. NARA WashDC: RG 242/T-312 roll 175, frame 575.
  3. BA-MA Freiburg: RL 2 III Meldungen über Flugzeugunfälle…..(Loss Reports – LRs).


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