Billefjord © kjell sørensen 14.August 2005

We expected to find a BV 138 flying boat when searching this area, but soon discovered this was a Heinkel 115 wrecksite.

Upper right: 132 740 743 3205 4 BMW. We also found a piece with the numbers: 8-115 537 170-31

Hptm. Staack is buried at Botn Rognan Cemetery (B 1371)

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Heinkel He 115 C Oterberget, Ytre Billefjord Finnmark

1./KüstenFliegerGruppe 906 8L+AH WNr.3250 28.05 1942

The Heinkel crashed at Oterberget shortly after take off from Billefjord See. The aircraft exploded and all onboard were killed.
Hptm.Walter Staack. Lt.Peter Kruse and Fw.Fritz Ossenkopp. Uffz.Werner Gierling.