Brewster B-239 Äkäsjärven pohjoispää, Finland

HLeLv 26 (Lentolaivue 26. Fighter Squadron.26) BW-355 24.10 1944

äkäsjärven 7th.July 2022 kjell sørensen
Pilot. Lt. Reino Sartjärvi was on a reconnaissance flight when his plane was hit by German AA-fire and started burning. Lt.Sartjärvi managed to parachute. He evaded the Germans by hideing in a lake. After walking for three days and nights, he finally met some locals. They transported him to Kolari and further on to hospital in Haaparanta, Sweden.
Crashsite as it looked like in 1999. photo tt.