P-40K, Warhawk. S/N 42-46021P 40 Curtiss Warhawk in flight side

The incident:

Aircraft crashed into the ocean 5 miles west of Reykjavík Airfield. The reason for the crash is not known. 

The Crew:

Pilot Vanvig, Richard J was killed in the crash.

The Aircraft:

Mfg.: Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Type: P-40K Warhawk
S/N: 42-46021
Operator:
USAAF 33rd Squadron, 342 Composite Group

Details on aircraft: WikipediaYoutube

Source:
USAAF Loss list.
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