Heinkel He 111 P-2 Brustranda Mjøsa, Hedmark

4./KG 4 WNr.??? 5J+HM 19.04 1940

Oblt.Wolfgang Richter made a forced landing on the frozen lake Mjøsa due to engine failure on an armed recce mission. They probably also participated in the bombing of the village Rena the same day.
Crew unhurt.

©john fredrik hansen
©thor broen
After a while the Heinkel sank to the bottom of the lake. It was salvaged in 1948 and sold as scrap metal.
During the salvage the wing with one of the engines broke off and still rests at the bottom of the lake.
©thor broen