Fulmars took off from carrier HMS "Victorious" on a mission to Tromsø.
During an attack on Voorpostenboot "Elster" in Malangen, this Fulmar
was shot down. Sub.LT. R.A.Burroughs parachuted and became
POW. Lt.Harry Derek Mathew 28 (KIA). He is buried at Narvik
There is nothing left
to see at this crash site today. The remains of the aircraft are buried under
the new road that was built over the crash place.
A Heinkel 111 of KG 26
(WNr.7147 1H+LK) also ditched
in the sea in the background 05.07 1942