17. Staffel/Kampfgruppe zu besonderen Verwendung 5

Formed 10.39 in Hildesheim from the LS-Versuchszug with 15 aircraft.

From 2.11.39 to 6.40 was part of Sturmabteilung Koch. In early 12.39 had 34 Ju 52 and 43 DFS 230.

On 27.7.40 disbanded, and was used to form LLG1.

Bases:

10.39 - 9.5.40 Hildesheim Ju 52, DFS 230
9.5.40 - 5.40 Köln-Ostheim &
Köln-Butzweilerhof
Ju 52, DFS 230
5.40 - 27.5.40 Hildesheim Ju 52, DFS 230
27.5.40 - 1.6.40 Aalborg-West Ju 52, DFS 230
1.6.40 - 15.6.40 Trondheim-Vaernes* Ju 52, DFS 230
15.6.40 - 27.7.40 Hildesheim Ju 52, DFS 230

 

* supply flights to Narvik was cancelled


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