Lavochkin LaGG-3 Hundvasshøgda Finnmark
435.IAP Fighter Aviation Regiment (257 IAD) SNo 7033 SLt.K.A.Rusakov (KIA) 20.10 1944Shot down by German AA-fire at Akhmalakhti/ Koutsijärvi, near Nikel. The aircraft crashed on the Norwegian side of the border.
The fuselage of this aircraft was salvaged by the Norwegian Armed Forces in 1979, just to be dumped soon after.
Left: Serial 7033 found on a piece of wreckage.
435.IAP lost another LaGG-3 this day too. It was shot down by two Fw 190's of 13./JG 5 and crashed in the vicinity of this place. Here