Fairey Battle, P6570FAirey Battle in flight

The Incident:

Ferry flight from Wick to Kaldaðarnes.
The first group of Battles arrived in Kaldaðarnes August 27. 1940.
The second group arrived September 14. 1940.
P6570 was in the second arrival group.
Forced landed, out of gas 300 meters short of the runway at Kaldaðarnes, written off.

The Crew:

The three-man crew survived.

The Aircraft:

Fairey Battle
S/N: P6570
Aircraft reg.:
RAF
Squadron/Unit: 98 Squadron

Details on aircraft Wikipedia, Youtube

Source: Styrjaldarárin á Suðurlandi e. Guðmundur Kristinsson. p. 154.
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