3./118.RAP(Reconnaissance Aviation Regiment) VVS SF(Northern Fleet ) 16.05 1944
This photo reconnaissance Spitfire,
serial BP917 was shot down by
Lt.Werner Gayko of 9./JG 5 in his Bf 109G-2. The Spitfire pilot,
Kpt. Viktor V. Aleksandrov went down with the plane and was KIA. Source: Rune Rautio.
TYPE 26 Ref.no 14A/884 (or 864). Serial.no 5226
Made by Williamson manf. co. ltd. London and Reading.
The remains of squadron leader, Kpt.Aleksandrov is probably still in the pond.