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Do 24T serial number 0027 crashed in Kieler Förde 11/10
The aircraft belonged to 9. Seenotstaffel and was coded CH+ES.
T/o Kieler Förde. Op: Training.
The Do 24 crashed during take off killing five crew members and injuring two.
Pilot Oberfeldwebel Paul Todte was recorded as missing but this was later
changed to dead. It is not known where he rest.
Engineer Oberfeldwebel Fritz
Zimmermann is recorded as missing while Wop Unteroffizier Harald Kappmeyer is
recorded as dead. His resting place is not known.
Engineers Gefreiter Herbert
Meck and Gefreiter Leonhard Kiessling were both injured while Student Feldwebel
Mielewski died and today rest in Gdansk in Poland.
Student Obergefreiter Fritz Kalbacher was on 27/10 1942 found in the Baltic Sea
near Langeland and brought to Bagenkop. He now rest in København Vestre
The aircraft was 85% damaged.
Sources: RL 2 III/763+ 1183, VDK.
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