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Ju 88A-1 serial number 328 crashed into the North Sea off
Harwich 3/10 1940.
The aircraft belonged to Aufklärungsgruppe. 1.(F)/122 and was coded F6+BH.
T/o Vendeville Op: Recce.
JU 88A-1 serial number 328 was on a recce flight over the English east coast
when a distress call was received at 18:45 hours when the aircraft was in Pl.Q.
2200 05E which is in the Harwich area.
On 28/11 1940 Navigator Feldwebel Hermann Peters was found washed ashore near
Vrist by Receiver of Wrecks Niels Vrist and was laid to rest in Lemvig cemetery
on 2/12 1940.
The body of Pilot Oberfeldwebel Günter Spanke was found washed ashore in beach
area number 34 near Lyngvig on 2/12 1940. The body was brought home to Germany.
Also the body of WOp Oberfeldwebel Hans Adler was found washed ashore. On
30/11-1940 he was laid to rest in Celle Stadtfriedhof, Germany.
If the body of Flt.Engr. Unteroffizier Lorenz
Wabnitz have been found is unknown to the author.
Navigator Feldwebel Hermann Peters funeral
Sources: RL 2 III/752, Ringkøbing Police journal, Report Lemvig Police, BL,
Peter Cornwell, MH, Steve Roberts.
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