4 July 1944: The flaming end of a Ju52 off Syros island in the Aegean Sea, Greece

Aircraft wrecks, WW2, WW2 in Greece, WW2 Wrecks

Research by Georgios Bouras

Photos from  WW2 SAAF Colourised Photographs 

Greek researcher Mr. Georgios Bouras identified the probable point of the destruction of a Ju52 floatplane, based on visual identification of the shoreline.


The aircraft wreck, if indeed anything remains of it, lies at a depth of approximately 20 metres.

4 Ιουλίου 1944 Ιούλιος 1944 υδροπλάνο καταρρίπτεται από συμμαχικό στη θαλάσσια περιοχή μεταξύ Κόμητο-Αγκαθωπες

Nose camera photographs from the collection of SAAF 16 squadron Beaufighter pilot Lt. Hubbart showing an attack on a Ju-52 Float Plane 4 July 1944.

The location is close to Posidonia beach in Syros island, Aegean Sea, Greece.