Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-2 Tarvafjord, Sør-Trøndelag

10./IV.JG.5 WNr.8979 Uffz.Heinrich Ludwig Ortner (KIA) 02.07 1942

Ditched into shallow water by the Melum skerry at 22 ó clock. A BV 138 from the Seenotdienst was sent out to search. The dead pilot was found shortly after by a boat from "Fluma 4".

Picture of Uffz. Ortner provided by Mike Matthe via Melvin Brownless.
Stavne Cemetery, Trondheim.