Jagdfliegerschule 5

Kommandeure:

  • GenMaj Eduard Ritter von Schleich, 15 Dec 1939 - 4 Oct 1940
  • Obstlt Hubert Merhart von Bernegg, 8 Oct 1940 - 10 Dec 1942
  • Maj Richard Leppla, 15 Dec 1942 - 24 Feb 1943

Formed 15 Dec 1939 in Wien-Schwechat as Jagdfliegerschule Wien-Schwechat with 3 staffeln. On 15 Jan 1940 redesignated Jagdfliegerschule 5.

4./JFS5 was formed 1 Jul 1941 in Le Havre-Octeville from the Jabo-Lehrgang/JFS5 with Bf 109E-7 (Olt Fulbert Zink), and was intended to support and for the defence of France. Received the first Bf 109F-2 in Oct 1941. Officially attached to JG2, and on 1 Apr 1942 disbanded. During its 9 month service, the unit had about 80 victories, incl. 17 by Olt. Zink. Based at Le Havre-Octeville Jul 1941-Mar 1942 under Stab/JG2.

5./JFS5 was formed 3 Oct 1941 in Bernay (Jagdlehrerstaffel) under Olt. Karl-Heinz Schnell. On 1 Sep 1942 redesignated

On 27 Jan 1943 redesignated with :

Stab/JFS5 became Stab/JG105
1./JFS5 became 1./JG105
2./JFS5 became 2./JG105
3./JFS5 became 3./JG105

Used the following aircraft: Ar 96, Ar 66, Ar 68, Ar 96, Bf 108, Bf 109, Bu 131, Bu 133, C.445, D.520, Fw 190 and MS.406

Airfields and Air Base Locations

15 Dec 1939 - Jun 1941 Wien-Schwechat*
Jun 1941 - 24 Feb 1943 Villacoublay-Nord*

* 2./JFS5 at Parndorf (Jan 1940 - 30 May 1941), Guyancourt (1 Jun 1941 - Nov 1942), Bernay (Nov 1942 - Feb 1943) and Paris-Orly (Feb 1943 - 24 Feb 1943)

* 3./JFS5 at Toussus le Noble (27 May 1941 - Oct 1942); 4./JFS5 was at Le Havre-Octeville during its existence (Jul 1941 - 30 Apr 1942).

* 5./JFS5 at Bernay (Oct 1941 - Aug 1942), Villacoublay-Nord (Aug 1942 - Aug 1942) and Orleans-Bricy (Aug 1942 - 30 Aug 1942).

 

 Send Mail  
Please help us to improve these articles with any additional information or photo's. 
If you should encounter any bugs   broken links,  or display errors just email us.

If you love our website please add a like on facebook or follow us on Google+

Asisbiz has been running since July 2006 this section was updated 5th January 2019

 

Please donate so we can make this site even better !!

 

This webpage was updated 5th January 2019