Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4 Hamna, Syltefjord Finnmark

II./JG 5 WNr.5402 Pilot unknown 17.11 1943

The aircraft had to make a forced landing on the ice at Hamna bay, due to bad weather and darkness. The pilot was unhurt, while the Messerschmitt was reported 20% damaged.
© 2004 T.Tuomisto, via Vesa Viero
We searched the beach, but could not find any wreckage at all. Piece above found, summer 2004.
Sunday 6th. August 2006 © kjell sørensen/morten moe
Left: Cover for rear part of MG 151 engine cannon.
The cover was placed in the cockpit, between the legs of the pilot.
The ring to the right is for the MG 17. Both items found on the beach.
11.08 2009 © kjell sørensen