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Do 18 crashed in the North Sea 23/7 1940.
The aircraft belonged to 1. Kü. Fl. Gr. 406 and was coded K6+FH.
T/o Believed Stavanger. Op: Feindflug.
The Do 18 emergency landed at 20:45 hrs in the North Sea in Pl.Q. 2697 which is northeast of the
Orkney Islands after air combat. At 21:50 a radio signal was received from the
Do 18 stating that a bomber was closing in and that the dinghy was
Apparently the crew of four were killed. The Do 18 was a 100 % loss.
On 29/8 1940 the dead body of Navigator Leutnant z. See Dieter Neumerkel was
found washed ashore in Beach area 14 of Holmsland Klit near Nørre Hauervig by
Receiver of Wrecks Christian Christensen.
The body was handed over to the Wehrmacht and was brought to Germany where it was laid to rest in the cemetery
Sources: RL 2 III/1174, WASt, KH, KTH Küstenfliegergruppe Stavanger via Axel
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