Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-7 Maaninkavaara, Posio Finland

4./JG 5 WNr.4054 white 5 Ogfr.Gustav Luther (KiA) 09.11 1942

Started early in the morning together with Uffz.Erwin Zeuschel (Wnr.4910, white 18) on a mission to Murmansk. They ran into a dogfight in area Rutshi, north west of Alakurtti. Low on fuel Ogfr.Luther parachuted, but landed in a tree, unable to free himself. Both planes went missing. Luther's body was found some time after the war.
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