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Old 9th November 2018, 10:15
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Re: Information concerning loss of Feldwebel Gottfried Egl - killed 14.06.1940

Hello Rick,

Gen.Qu. loss return 22 June 1940 item 18:
14.6. 4.(F)/11 Feindflug Ort: Südfrankreich, Ursache: unbekannt, Do 17 100% 3 Vermisste.
Correction from 5 Nov 1940: Besatzung gefallen (3 Tote).

On 17 June 2012 Peter Cornwell has posted:
14 June 1940: 4.(F)/11 Dornier Do17P-1. Failed to return from reconnaissance sortie and crashed near Lafauche, 20 miles south-west of Neufchâteau. FF Fw Gottfried Egl, BO Fw Kurt Schmidt, and BF Fw Hans Hummenberger all killed. Aircraft 100% write-off.

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