3-4.01.1943 8.KG2 Dornier Do 217E-4 Wnr.5498 Lt. Guul. Location: Harderwijk, Netherlands.
Mission: Attack on Hull, England.

Date: 3/4th January 1943.

Unit: 8 Staffel./Kampfgeschwader 2

Type: Dornier Do 217E-4

Werke.Nr. 5498

Coded: U5 + MS

Location: Harderwijk, (Ijsselmeer), Netherlands.

Pilot: Leutnant. Hans Guul. 58214/178 - Killed.

Observer: Obergefreiter. Werner Bendfeld. 58214/210 - Killed.

Radio/Op: Unteroffizier. Hans Lehmann. 53576/894 - Killed.

Flt/Eng: Gefreiter. Herbert Baacke. 58214/165 - Killed.


Crashed on return flight from Hull, England, possibly damaged by night fighter or flak during flight. All four crew members killed in the crash at Harderwijk.

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Original burial plot of the pilot, Leutnant. Hans Guul. (Guul/Brownless).

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless. Source: Ulf Balke, “Der Luftkrieg in Europa” and WASt, Berlin. Not forgetting the brother of Hans, Gerhard Guul, Flensburg, 1991 for supplying the image of the grave.

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