Gladiator N5719 crash site in Høgfjell. The picture
is shot just below the crash site of the Heinkel
he was engageing. Remains of this Gladiator was recovered in 1999 and N5719
is under restoration by Retro Track and Air at Cam in Gloucestershire
just south of Sunndalsøra
in the morning on 26.4 after take off from Setnesmoen, the engine of Craig-Adams’
Gladiator (N5647) suffered a piston rod seizure and he had to bale out. The
Gladiator crashed here at Litledalen.
2004 Sjøvegan Troms
Gladiator Mk II Høgfjell,
RAF N5719/G-CBHO F/O Michael
Alexander Craig-Adams (KIA)
Craig-Adams was engaged in a dog
fight with a Heinkel111 of 5./KG26. Shortly after his Gladiator crashed into
Høgfjell and exploded.
F/O Craig- Adams rests at Narvik New Cemetery.
A month earlier he survived another crash in Litledalen, further south.
tt august 2016