Junkers Ju 88 Østerdalknabben, Grønfjell Nordland

Lehrgeschwader 4.11 1943

The aircraft took off from Prague-Rusin and probably belonged to a Lehrgeschwader/ Flugzeugführerschule. The crew bailed out for unknown reason. The ac continued flying unmanned until it hit a mountain in the vicinity of Mo i Rana, northern Norway.

First visit: August 2001
Second visit August 2008
13.07 2008 © morten moe
13.07 2008 © kjell sørensen

We have visited this site twice, but haven't been able to find any plates to identify the aircraft.

Nothing seem to have been removed from the hillside since our last visit in 2001