de Havilland, DH 98 Mosquito FB Mk 26, s/n KA153

The Incident:

Mosquito KA153 of Hq Ferry Command RAF (No 45 Atlantic Transport Group), on a ferry flight to the UK via Iceland.
For an unknown reason, the aircraft crashed short of the runway, ca 2 km from the city center.de Havilland Mosquito Formation 1942
The aircraft was “written off”

The Crew:

F/O F W Clarke (21 years) Pilot RAF - killed
F/Lt K H Grist. Navigator RCAF - killed

The aircraft:

Manufacturer: de HavillandType: DH Mosquito FB Mk 26
Registration (S/N): KA153Operator: Hq Ferry Command RAF (No 45 Atlantic Transport Group)

Details on Aircraft: Wikipedia, Youtube

Source
ASN database
Fossvogur Cemetery grave record.
Issued: Sep. 19. 2ö15
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