Kustenfliegergruppe 706
Aircraft Code 6I+

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Maj Hans Metzner, 1 Oct 1937 - 17 Aug 1938
  • Obstlt Hermann Edert, Aug 1938 - Oct 1939
  • Maj Hermann Lessing, Jul 1940 - Jul 1942
  • Maj Hans-Joachim Tantzen, Jul 1942 - Jul 1943

Stab:

Formed 1 Oct 1937 in Kamp. On 22 Oct 1939 redesignated

Reformed 27 Jul 1940 in Stavanger. On 13 Jul 1943 redesignated

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Oct 1937 - 22 Oct 1939 Kamp   He 60
27 Jul 1940 - Mar 1941 Stavanger   He 115, BV138
Mar 1941 - 25 Nov 1941 Trondheim   He 115, BV 138
25 Nov 1941 - 13 Jul 1943 Tromsö/Sĝreisa   BV 138

1./706:

Formed 1 Jul 1937 in Nest from parts of On 22 Oct 1939 redesignated

Reformed 1 Jan 1940 in Kiel-Holtenau. On 13 Jul 1943 redesignated

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Jul 1937 - 22 Oct 1939 Nest   He 60
1 Jan 1940 - 15 Jun 1940 Kiel-Holtenau*   He 59
15 Jun 1940 - Sep 1942 Aalborg-See**   He 59, Ar 196, He 115
Sep 1942 - 13 Jul 1943 Stavanger Fl. Fü. Nord (West) He 115, Ar 196

* Trondheim was used as a forward base, May 1940

** due to ice conditions at Aalborg, sometimes stationed at Thisted.

2./706:

Formed 1 Jul 1937 in Kamp. In Sep 1938 redesignated

Reformed Jun 1943 in Tromsö from On 13 Jul 1943 redesignated

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Jun 1943 - 13 Jul 1943 Tromsö/Sĝreisa Fl. Fü. Lofoten BV 138

3./706:

Formed 1 Nov 1938 in Kamp. On 22 Oct 1939 redesignated

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
1 Nov 1938 - 1939 Kamp   He 59
1939 - 4 Sep 1939 Dievenow   He 59
4 Sep 1939 - 22 Oct 1939 Norderney   He 59

 

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