Heinkel He 111 H-4 Skogvollmyra, Andøya Nordland

I./1./KG 26 1H+EH WNr.2803 29.05 1940

Shot down by F/O Lydall (Hurricane L1988) after an attack on the air strip at Skånland. Flugzeugführer Uffz.Paul Richter. Hilfsbeobachter Uffz.Alfred Kull. Bordfunker Obgfr.Günther Steffen. Bordmech.Uffz.Josef Ratajczak. They made a forced landing on the bog, all were unhurt. Soon after they were captured by people from the local Rifle Club and handed over to Lt.Hugo Bracken of 701 Sqdn.FAA.
The crew ended up as PoW's in Canada.

The crew managed to set the aircraft afire after landing.
Letter E clearly visible on this photo below.
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