Lockheed Hudson Mk III, s/n T9448, Code: UA X
Hudson UA X was on patrol flight when one engine failed over Faxaflói bay. Pilot Ulrichson was forced to ditch and the crew of five managed to board a lifeboat. The Hudson sank soon after the ditching.
Hudson UA M took off from Kaldaðarnes to search for survivors. Pilot John Graham on UA M found the life boat and guided a destroyer to pick up the downed crew.
Source: RAF 269 Squadron History
The Crew of five survived.
Lockheed Hudson Mk. III
Code: UA X
RAF 269 Squadron
No. 269 Squadron RAF operated from Kaldaðarnes and Reykjavík from May 1941 to January 1944.