2./I./KG 40 F8+?K WNr.0090 29.08 1942
The heavily loaded Condor took off from Vaernes airfield in difficult weather conditions. The Condor did not manage to gain height and drifted south-west. The pilot was unable to turn right and the heavy wind forced the plane to the ground on the
other side of the river. All seven onboard lost their lives. Oberlt*.Theodor
Jochimsen. Fw.Otto Schorrer (second pilot). Fw.Josef
(1st radio op). Uffz.Karl Vellmer. Fw.Heinz Wagner (flight mech). Uffz.Felix Wiesner (2.nd Air Gunner). Fähnrich Lothar Schäfer. All rests at Havstein cemetery.
info: Günther Ott/ Halvor Jochimsen.