Dakota III, S/N 42-92468, C/N FZ677Dakota 267 Sqn RAF in flight over Adria 1944

The Incident:

42-92468 (MSN 12272) transferred to RAF as FZ677 under contract AC-28405, requisition 7204. Crashed 15 miles (24 km) SW of Reykjavik, Iceland while on ferry flight from Reykjavik to Prestwick, March 7. 1944.
Crash site location information above are not accurate. On March 5. 1944 another Dakota
crash was reported in the area and the location of that crash is not accurate either. Only one crash site has been located in the area and the confusing information on location has made it difficult to find out which wreck it is, the March 5. Crash or the March 7. Crash.

The Crew:

All killed in the crash.
Bernard Vincent Arney, Sergeant Pilot. RAF †
John Nisbert Thomson, Pilot Officer RCAF †
Arnold. Thomas, Sergeant Wireless RAF †
All buried in Fossvogur (Reykjavík) Cemetery

The Aircraft:

MFG.: Douglas Aircraft Company
Type: Dakota III, Military Transport
S/N: 42-92468, RAF S/N: FZ677
Operated by: RAF 45 Ferry Group

Details on aircraft: WikipediaYoutube.

Source: USAF Serial Number Search Results
Fossvogur (Reykjavík) Cemetery Grave Record.