would anyone have any further details about this pilot, Dieter Weyergang who flew it appears with JG77 during Spring of 1941. He may shot down an RAF Hudson in which we believe my Brother in laws mother's Uncle lost his life!
I was wondering if there was any possible details of his career etc.
Below are the details I have found thus far.
1. airforcedeaths forum on yahoo
2. From http://www.rafandluftwaffe.info/
3. And website: http://www.jg5.de/HTML/Geschichte.htm
thanks for any assitance.
Coastal Command Losses Vol.1 does indeed cover the
in which Sgt McNabb was lost, so I hope you don't now
you've wasted your money! (You shouldn't, it's a fine
The details are: Hudson I P5128 (UA-H) of 269Sqn,
Wick, took off at 1007 on a "Bert" (Bergen to
Information was received through the Air Ministry that
to a German broadcast, P5128 was shot down by Ltn
Weyergand of 1(Z)/JG77 and that it crashed into the
35km (c 21.5 miles) SW of Stavanger at 1348hrs, also
of the crew could be rescued.
The crew, all commemorated at Runnymede, was
42450 Plt Off E A Tingey
754446 Sgt R W Baker
628246 Sgt H D McNabb
935544 Sgt E Cottingham
08.02.1941 Ltn. D.Weyergang ? Sola I./JG77 Z. Lockheed 13:48 35km SW Stavanger RAF 269 SQN Hudson P5128 - FTR
"Der erste Abschuss der Staffel ließ in diesen ersten Tagen nicht lange auf sich warten und wurde am 8. Februar 1941 um 13.48 Uhr von Lt. Weyergang, erzielt. Das Feindflugzeug, eine Lockheed-Hudson, führte zu dieser Zeit einen Angriff auf deutsche Schiffe durch."