Flieger-Ergänzungsgruppe (See)

Kommandeure:

  • Obstlt Eugen Bischoff, 27 Jan 1940 - 10 Jul 1943
  • Obstlt Gerhard Kolbe, 10 Jul 1943 - 3 Oct 1944

Formed 27 Jan 1940 in Kamp from Flieger-Ersatz-Bataillon 26 with:

Stab/Fl.Erg.Gr.(See)
1./Fl.Erg.Gr.(See) with Do 18, He 115 and later BV138
2./Fl.Erg.Gr.(See) with Do 17 and He 111

3.(Bordflg.)/Fl.Erg.Gr.(See) was formed 29 Aug 1940 in Thisted/Denmark from ZB-Lehrgang Swinemunde with Ar 196 and He 114.

3./Fl.Erg.Gr.(See) became 4./Fl.Erg.Gr.(See) in Feb 1941; 3./Fl.Erg.Gr.(See) was reformed 25 Jun 1941 in Kamp with Ju 88A. Became attached to KGr.506 on 9 Sep 1941, and was redesignated Erg.Sta./KGr.506 on 15 Sep 1941.

Parts of 4./Fl.Erg.Gr.(See) was used to form 2./Aufkl.Gruppe (See) 125 on 1 Apr 1941.

Disbanded 3 Oct 1944, and:

1. Staffel became Erg.Kustenfliegerstaffel (F)
2. and 4. Staffel was united as Erg.Kusten-Nahaufkl. und Bordfliegerstaffel

Airfields and Air Base Locations

27 Jan 1940 - Sep 1944 Kamp
Sep 1944 - 3 Oct 1944 Pütnitz

* 1. Staffel at Pillau (?.40 - 5 Jun 1941) and Kopenhagen-See (6 Jun 1941 - Sep 1944); 3. Staffel at Thisted (29 Aug 1940 - Sep 1940), Aalborg-See (Sep 1940 - 21 Dec 1940) and Thisted (22 Dec 1940 - Feb 1941); 4. Staffel at Thisted (Feb 1942 - May 1941) and Kamp (May 1941 - 3 Oct 1944).

Used the following aircraft: Ar 196, BV 138, He 114, He 115, Do 17, Do 18 and Ju 88.

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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