Hudson Mk.I UK s/n: FK758
Aircraft crashed into the ocean 9 miles East of Grindavík on rocket practicing flight.
The reason for the crash is not known.
The crew of five were killed in the crash.
Two bodies were found few days after the crash:
R.L. Forrester, Flight Sergeant RCAF. Age 28
D.MacMillan, Flight Sergeant RAF. Age 21
Type: Hudson Mk.I
UK s/n: FK758
Aircraft Code: ?
Operator RAF 269 Squadron
The Squadron operated Lockheed Hudson in Iceland:
12.4.1941 - 31.5.1941 Detachment in Kaldadarnes
12.12.1941 – 7.7.1942 Detachment in Reykjavík
May 1941 – March 1943 Kaldadarnes
March 1943 – Jan 1944 Reykjavík.