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Ju 88C-6 serial number 360308 ditched in the North Sea off
Hanstholm 19/3 1943.
The aircraft belonged to 11./ NJG 3 and was coded D5+EW.
T/o Grove. Op: Feindflug.
The night fighter was ditched in Pl.Q. 8879c which is in the North Sea off
The aircraft sank and was a 100% loss a the crew drowned.
Pilot Oberleutnant Erhard Hösel and Wop Obergefreiter Alfons Kaffl was found
washed ashore near Thyborøn and was laid to rest in Lemvig cemetery on 23/3 1943
with a German field priest officiating at the graveside ceremony.
Engineer Oberfeldwebel Paul Keyer has no known grave.
Sources: RL 2 III/1187, BL, KLe, WASt.
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