Junkers Ju 88 D-1 Flykollen, Jan Mayen

Wettererkundungsstaffel Wekusta 5 1B+BH WNr.430265 15.07 1942

Took off on a met recce flight from Vaernes airport, Trondheim. When they approached the cloud covered island of Jan Mayen they crashed into a hillside. All onboard lost their lives. Oblt. Werner Köhler. Wd Insp Heinrich Beuck. Fw.Günther Geerhahn. and
Ofw. Herbert Bunge .
The wreck was discovered in 1958 and the bodies were recovered and buried at Narvik war cemetery.
August 2014 photos frank nergård
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