1945 – The air crash

Air battle above Hjørundfjord
16/2/1945 an allied flight unit, based in Scotland with 47 aircrafts, got order to sink three german ships that lay in Norangsfjord. German pursuit planes (type ME-109 and FW-190) appeared in this area and above Hjørundfjord a life-or-death struggle startet. This air battle resulted in 7 shot down german aircrafts. It is certain that four crashed in the area of Hjørundfjord, one of them (Wolfgang Kindt) in Breifonndal.
(from: Vern av Krigsminne, Hjörundsfjord 1940-45)