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Mission: Test Flight?

Date: 26
th May 1942

Unit: 11 Staffel./Kampfgeschwader 2

Type: Dornier Do 17Z


Coded: U5 + CV

Location: Tecklenburg, Germany.

Pilot: Unteroffizier. Karl Röhmer – Killed.

Obs: Feldwebel. Paul Köhler – Injured.

Radio/Op: Unteroffizier. Ewald Pape – Injured.

Flt/Eng: Gefreiter. Hans-Georg Bohl – Injured.


Aircraft crashed following engine failure, the pilot sadly being the only fatality.

Training 1
Karl Röhmer pictured in a Messerschmitt Bf 108 “Taifun) during pilot training, (Jeckel).

Training 3ccTraining 2
Karl Röhmer pictured during training, (Jeckel).

KG2 in centre Karl Rîhmer
Uffz. Karl Röhmer (centre) with fellow pilots of KG2 names not known, (Jeckel).

Burial detail: Not known.

Compiled by Melvin Brownless, with special thanks to Horst Jeckel and family Röhmer, November 2013.