Bf109 down in the Channel
During the Battle of Britain, German pilots began to suffer increasingly from Kanalkrankheit or "Channel sickness": excuses not to fly over the English Channel. Operating at the limit of their fuel range in England meant that if they were shot down over land they would be captured and over the water they were in danger of drowning. In this Flight Artworks depiction a Hawker Hurricane fighter from 11 Group of RAF Fighter Command has shot down a Luftwaffe Messerschmitt Bf 109E: its pilot, descending by parachute, is going into the sea.
More on this in the Aerial Combat blog.