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He 111 H-16 werk nummer 161898 crashed into the North Sea on 8/10-1944

The aircraft belonged to 7./KG 3 and was coded 5K+KR
T/O Varelbusch at 18:15 hrs. OP: V-1 against England

The He 111 H-16 took off with the crew of  Flugzeugführer Uffz Winfried Brender, Beobachter Uffz Heinrich Kachold, Bordfunker Uffz Hans-Joachim Kuhlmann, Bordschütze Uffz Günter Kalff and Bordschütze Uffz Ewald Weber.
The aircraft crashed into the North Sea with the loss of all onboard.

On 1/12-1944 the body of Uffz Ewald Weber was recovered from the sea and laid to rest in Esbjerg Fovrfeld cemetery on 4/12-44.

Uffz Heinrich Kachold was found washed ashore on the island of Rømø on 3/12-44 and was laid to rest in Esbjerg Fovrfeld cemetery on 7/12-44. Fahnenjunker-Unteroffizier Kachold was the holder of "Frontflugspange" and "Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse".

The rest of the crew has no known grave.

 The He 111 H-16 was a total loss.

 


    (Flemming Hansen)

 

 


    (Flemming Hansen)

 

 

Source: Matti Salonen, Franziska Kachold, BE, JJ, Loss report via Brian Bines.

 

 

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