8./III./KG 30 4D+GS WNr.2121 14.09 1942The A/C made a successful belly landing on the sandfloes at Kapp Borthen, after an attack on Allied Convoy PQ.18. Ofw.Paul Füllborn. Uffz. Wilhelm Mietz. Uffz.Meinhard Spielberg and Ofw.Siegfried Matschke were all uninjured. After landing they destroyed the aircraft. Two days later they were discovered by a searching He 111H-6 (von Gall), They dropped a message with instructions to march north to base Sönak. They reached the base later on the same day and were rescued back to Banak in von Gall's Heinkel. Two months later KG 30 was transferred to the Mediterranian. On 9. November they were all killed when their plane was shot down off North Africa.
Flyet ble sprengt av flygerne, men snute, hale og vinger ble lite skadet. Vraket er siden snauplukket for løse deler.
Selve hovedangrepet på konvoyen var det KG 26 som sto for med sine Junkers og Heinkelbombere. Luftflotte 5 mistet eller fikk skadet hele 37 fly under angrepene mot konvoy PQ 18 fra 13. til 20.september . 10 båter ble senket av flyene.