Utter, Werner

Date of birth:
February 14th, 1921 (Crailsheim/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
November 29th, 2006 (Bad Vilbel/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Werner Utter learned to fly in a glider plane in 1935. During the Second World War he fl;ew with a Kampfgeschwader, piloting planes like the Messerschmitt Me 262 and the Arado Ar 243.

When in 1955 the Lufthansa started operating again, Werner Utter became a pilot there. From 1971 until 1972 he was their Chefpilot and he stayed with the Lufthansa as Flottenchef until his retirement in 1985.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1943
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
x. / Kampfgeschwader x
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
Details:
The date is that of the publication in the Luftwaffen-Verordnungsblatt.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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