P-39D Bell Airacobra, 41-6763
Lt. Harold L Cobb was forced to bail out of his burning aircraft near Handley Ridge Camp. Lt. Cobb landed safely near Camp Byton and sustained only minor injuries.
(The area where the aircraft came down has been developed and is currently an open playground East of Réttarholtsskóli)
USAAF aircraft loss list
Lt. Harold L Cobb
Bell P39D-1-BE Airacobra
Squadron/Group: 33 FS. IBC
The squadron operated P-39 in Iceland from early in the year 1942 to 9 June 1945.