Junkers Ju K.43 Kelloselkä,Salla Finland

LLv 16 JU-126 24.12 1939

The plane was on a reconnaissance flight in Salla area when it was attacked by an enemy fighter. Only Lt.Kauko Hyytiäinen managed to bail out from the burning aircraft. He was found by a Finnish ski patrol the next day. The wreckage and bodies of the remaining crew were recovered in june 1940. Lt.Erkki Alanen (kia). Gunner Paavo Kaurto (kia). Gunner Mikko Majuri (kia).source:Hannu Valtonen

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