The wreck was not found until18.December 1942. Tangedalskaret is 15 km west of Solheim in Sogn og Fjordane.
One of the Germans was found at the spot, covered with a blanket. He probably survived the crash, but died later. All of them are buried at Havstein Cemetery in Trondheim.
Oblt. Hoffman was involved in another crash near Trondheim October 1941
Flyet krasjet i tett skodde i Tangedalskaret ved Masfjorden. De omkomne ble fraktet ned til Virkesdal en måneds tid senere.
1./KGr.zbV108 7U+FH WNr.6978 13.11 1942
The plane disappeared on a flight from Ålborg to Tromsø. Pilot: oberleutnant Werner Hoffman. Feldwebel Wilhelm Steinhauer. (bordfunker). Unteroffizier Günther Uhlig (Bordschütze). Oberfeldwebel Adam Eschborn (Bordmekaniker). Passengers: Fw.Treuwart Teichgräber from 11/JG 5, and Fw.Ewald Brackmann from Fliegerführer (See) C17 Pytnitz.