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BV 138C-1 serial number 310101 crashed in the sea
southwest of Stevns Klint 12/2 1945.
The aircraft belonged to Stab (F) Seeaufklärings Gruppe 126 and was coded ?
T/o ?. Op: ?
The aircraft is believed to have crashed into Fakse Bugt bay southwest of Stevns
Klint with the loss of all onboard.
Pilot Unteroffizier Bernhard Boywitt,
Beobachter Leutnant Friedrich Schecker and Engineer Unteroffizier Franz Furtner
have no known grave.
Wop Unteroffizier Friedrich Gerards and Oberfeldwebel Gunner Karl-Heinz Hentges is believed to
have been found washed ashore in Faxe Bay.
Gerards suffered from frostbite while
Hentges suffered from frostbite and from injury from the crash.
They were laid to rest in København Vestre cemetery on 16/2 1945. The ceremony
took place at the grave side at 11:00 hrs.
The aircraft was a 100% los.
Sources: RL 2 III/766, BK.
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