P-38F Lockheed Lightning, 42-12577 Lockheed P 38 Lightning USAF

The Accident

Aircraft s/n 42-12577 made nose gear up landing at Kaldaðarnes Airfield. Mechanical failure of NLG extension system.
Aircraft was written off due to extensive damages.

Source:
AAIR
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The Crew:

Bethea, William E. survived without injury.

The Aircraft: 

Manufacturer: Lockheed Aircraft
Type: P38F-5-LO
Serial No.: 42-12477

Operator: USAAF 50. Fighter Squadron. 14. Fighter Group.
The Squadron operated P-38 in Iceland, August 16, 1943, to February 4, 1944.

Details on aircraft: WikipediaYoutube

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