PRU Spitfire IV Jakobselvvidda, Varanger Finnmark

3./118.RAP(Reconnaissance Aviation Regiment) VVS SF(Northern Fleet ) 16.05 1944

This photo reconnaissance Spitfire, serial BP917 was shot down by Lt.Werner Gayko of 9./JG 5 in his Bf 109G-2. The Spitfire pilot,
Kpt. Viktor V. Aleksandrov went down with the plane and was KIA. Source: Rune Rautio.

30.07 2007 © kjell sørensen/morten moe.

MOUNTING CAMERA TYPE 26 14A/884 (or 864). 5226
Made by Williamson manf. co. ltd. London and Reading.

The remains of squadron leader, Kpt.Aleksandrov is probably still in the pond.

Oxygen bottle
Main spar, showing the multi-insert structure.