Captain P.Z. Kotsegin parachuted from the aircraft and was hidden by some people in the area. Three days later the Russian forces liberated the area and Capt. Kotsegin returned to his unit.

Very little remains of the Airacobra at the crash site to day


9th August 2006 Skrøytnes, Skogfoss

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Bell P-39Q-15 Airacobra Skrotnesmyra Sør-Varanger

3./19 Gv.IAP.(Fighter Aviation Regiment) 7 VA Serial 44-2021 20.10 1944