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Mission: Reconnaissance – England.

Date: 29
th September 1942

Unit: 1 Staffel./Fernaufklärungsgruppe 123

Type: Junkers Ju 88D-1


Coded: 4U +

Location: Villacoublay, France

Pilot: Feldwebel. Langhauser? – Safe.

Observer: Leutnant. Heinz Schulze-Wetzel. L51555/106 – Safe.

Radio.Op: Feldwebel. Stroppel. – Safe.

Gunner: Unteroffizier. Ernst Högy. 69004/207 – Safe.


This aircraft crashed at Villacoublay after returning from a reconnaissance mission. The crew having a miraculous escape!

Amazing that all four crew members survived this crash (Brownless)

Langhauser, Schulze-Wetzel, Stroppel, Hogy
From L to R; Langhauser?, Schulze-Wetzel, Stroppel and Högy (Brownless)

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless with special thanks to Armin Goebel and Fritz Schlichting for their help in constructing this page, August 2013.
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