Above: Propellers from the middle engine, the two other engines had wooden propellers.

Left: B&v logo of the A/C photographed at Tromsø Military Museum.

The BV 138 C-1 was built to a total of 227 units. Production ended in 1943

Blohm u. Voss BV 138 C-1 Baltsfjord, Senja Troms

3./KüFlGr.406 K6+GL WNr.310044 .21.02 1942

The reconnaissance flying boat entered the wrong fjord and crashed in the hillside above Baltsfjordvatnet due to bad weather.
Lt. Fritz Karpf(KIA) Uffz. Fritz Dornauf(KIA) Obgfr. Kurt Haager(WIA) Obgfr. Helmut Rende(WIA), and Obergefr.Winter, unhurt.
Baltsfjord, Senja Photo kjell sørensen 24.July 2004
View from the crash site, at Baltsfjord.
Senja 01.08.2013© kjell sørensen
Senja 01.08.2013© kjell sørensen