Piloten tok seg inn i dette huset på øvre Heggjadalsætra hvor han etter en tid ble funnet.

Almost nothing left at the crash site today. According to German loss lists, engine problem caused the crash. There is a possibility Uffz. Gaupner of 1/JG 5 was the pilot of this aircraft.

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Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-2 Heggjabygda, Nordfjord

I./JG.5 WNr.12795 17.05 1942

According to locals, the plane was hit in air combat above lake Horningsdal. The pilot parachuted and landed in Heggjadalen with a broken leg.
The A/C crashed at Mosenausen near by.