Armstrong Withworth A.W 38, Whitley Mk VII S/N Z6735
Whitley Z6735 WL F crashed at Reykjavík Airfield. Sgt. Davis and his crew were coming back from U boat patrol. On the approach in cross wind one engine faild, the aircraft stalled and hit the ground short of the runway. The aircraft cought fire and was completely destroyed.
F/Sgt Davis and his crew escaped with minor injuries.
Manufacturer: Armstrong Withworth Aircraft
Type: Whitley Mark VII
Code: WL F
Operator: RAF 612 Squadron
The squadron was operating in Iceland from 15 Dec. 1941 to 18 August 1942 and
Detachment from 12 September 1941 to 3 October 1941