© hannu valtonen
A Ju 52 at (probably) Kautokeino airstrip.
Plate found on part of the aircraft.
Picture via Ronny Markussen


Junkers Ju 52/3m Kautokeino airstrip Finnmark

Unknown Staffel/Unit WNr.??? probably 1944
The aircraft was blown up into pieces at the end of the runway.
The Luftwaffe had two small airstrips in Kautokeino. They also used the river as landing strip.
A larger airstrip was planned north of the church.
Additional info regarding this crash/accident is most welcome.
The Kautokeino airstrip
08.07 2008 © kjell sørensen/ morten moe