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Ju 88A-12 serial number 2080 crashed near København 11/9
The aircraft belonged to Blindflugschule 4 and was coded VA+FA.
T/o Kastrup. Op: Training.
The Ju 88 collided with Ju 86 serial number 0037 coded TA+KY at 400 metres
altitude at 12:03 hours and crashed into the water of København southern harbour
near the locks about 200 metre from the shore.
The crew of four all died and the aircraft was a 100% loss.
Flying instructor Unteroffizier Manfred Eppel, Wop instructor Unteroffizier Emil
Grass, Student pilot Unteroffizier Peter Bauer and Student Wop Unteroffizier
Franz Exner were all laid to rest in København Bispebjerg Cemetery on 17/9 1943
at 10:00 hours.
Their remains have later been transferred to København Vestre cemetery.
The Ju 86 was damaged less than 10% and pilot Oberfeldwebel Rudolf Rowalowsky
landed it safely at Fliegerhorst Kastrup.
Sources: WASt, RL 2 III/776, LBUK, Flugbuch Ebenhöh, VDK, Helme.
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