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FW 58C serial number 3851 crashed in the Baltic Sea 27/1
The aircraft belonged to Flg. Waffenschule (See) Parow and was coded CB+GH.
T/o Parow. Op: Training.
The aircraft crashed in the Baltic See between Parow and the island of Bornholm
and was a 100% loss.
Navigator Oberleutnant z. See Helmuth Obermann has no known grave while Pilot
Leutnant Fritz Hirsacker was washed ashore near Boderne on the island of
Bornholm and was laid to rest in Rønne cemetery. The dates when he was found and
laid to rest is not clear.
On 27/4 the bodies of Observer Leurnant z. See Konrad Mohr and Leutnant z. See
Peter Thyen were found near Boderne and were laid to rest in Rønne cemetery on
The three of them were later disinterred and evacuated to Vestre cemetery in
Sources: WASt, RL 2 III/774, Niels Chr. Pihl.
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