3./9. GvMTAP (or 3./36 MTAP) VVS SF(Northern Fleet ) 16.10 1944
The Boston bomber was shot down during an attack on a west-ward bound German convoy near Kramnes at 14:40.
A total of four Bostons were lost during this attack. Two of them crashed into the sea, one crashed at Midt-Skagen in Vardø.
Right: Remains of the Boston bomber which crashed at Midt-Skagen in Vardø during the attack on the German convoy. Hornøya and Reinøya is seen in the background on the photo.
All of theRussian crew were killed in the crash at Midt-Skagen. They vere buried at the site and their graves were forgotten as years went by. Two of the graves were rediscovered again in the late 70's.
source: Rune Rautio
Medlemmer av familien Malin i Kramvik sittende på styrbord vinge på den sovjetiske Boston A-20 i Grunnesbukta ved Kramvik (eller Langbunes).
Bombeflyet ble skutt ned 16.10.44 og fløt i land i fjæra.
Foto: Astrid Olsen, Kiberg.