2004© kjell sørensen
site down here
2006 ©kjell sørensen
On top of Tønsåsen
there is the remains of an old fortress. Tønsaasen Batteri was ready 1901
He 111H-2 Tønsåsen, Lånke
1.(F)AGr 120 A6+ZH WNr.2707*
The Heinkel bomber
crashed shortly after take off from the north-south runway at Værnes.
Flames were observed from the port engine as it passed Hellesberget. The A/C
crashed into a bog at Tønsåsen. The bomb load went deep into
the bog and luckily did not explode. The crew of five all died in crash. Pilot
Feldw.Georg Bergmann. Uffz.Herbert Deichert.
Regierungsrat Dr.Helmut Heinze. Feldw.Fritz Hoch.
Leutnant Hans Weichert. All rest at Havstein Cemetery.
a hatch found from this He 111 H-2, the following is stamped: WNRW 2707 L.
With some luck, this might be the A/C's werkenummer.
Flyet styrtet ned
i et sumpområde bak småbruket Sandly. Tyskerne kom snart til og
sperret av området.Bombelasten og de omkomne ble fraktet vekk.
The funeral was held at Stavne Cemetery. They were later moved to Havstein.
2008 © kjell sørensen
A kindergarten is being built above the crash site. Nothing is left of the aircraft here to day