Ilyushin DB-3F/ Il-4 Alduvaara, Utsjoki Finland

455.BAP (36 AD) 15. September 1942

1971 © hannu valtonen
This DB-3/Il-4 was reported missing after an night attack on Banak airfield. According to a statement from a sami in the 70's, the aircraft was attacked by six German fighters. The aircraft exploded in the air. Pieces of the
aircraft is spread over a large area.

The aircraft belonged to a unit named OMAG and did not belong to the Northern Fleet.
This unit's main task was to protect convoy PQ-18 and PQ-14.

Crew: JLt.Onoshko (missing). Lt.Selivanov (missing). SSgt.Antonnikov (missing). Sgt.Shigor (missing).

info via rune rautio/ vesa viero

1971 kari luikkonen/hannu valtonen