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Old 5th August 2007, 22:11
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Dornier 217 at Orwell in Cambridgeshire 1942

Hi all does anyone have any additional info on this plane details below? I am writing a book on Cambridgeshire wartime aviation. Some records state it was operating with 6/KG40 but may well have been operating with KG2 at the time (can anyone clarify this and where these units were based on 8th Sept 1942. I am also intersted in the possible sighting of a Focke-wulf 200 Condor over Cambridge city, which was held in searchlights during a raid in 1942. I can be contacted personally on j.evenhart@ntlworld.com......Kind regards Julian
Aircraft Dornier Do 217E-4
Date September 8th 1942 at night.
Time 11.38 p.m
Unit :-. 6/ KG40 (although possibly operating with KG2 at the time)
Coded F8+AP
Werk Nummer 5502
Location Crashed on Rectory Farm, Orwell
Crew
Feldwebel A. Witting
Oberfeldwebel F. Heusser
Obergefreiter A.Hoppe
Unteroffizier A. Eysoldt
All killed
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