Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

 

USAAF 33rd Fighter Squadron, Iceland Base Command group, operated P-40 aircraft in Iceland from August 6 1941 to 9 June 1945.

 

During the year 1944 the squadron experienced 19 P-40 aircraft incidents, lost 7 P-40 aircraft and three pilots were killed in a crash.

 

Reykjavík

Jan. 15.44, s/n 41-13464. Dormier, Johannie C.  Belly landing, minor damage.

Jan. 28.44, s/n 41-13341. Harry, Hoover V. Landing incident, minor damage.

Feb. 01.44, s/n 42-46038. Scettler, John D. Landing incident, minor damage.

Feb. 02.44, s/n 42-46031. Redman, Harold W. Taxi incident, minor damage.

Apr. 10.44, s/n 42-105456. Mourne, Mark J. Bailed out, aircraft destroyed.

 

Meeks

Mar. 08.44, s/n 42-13423. Donovan, Thomas H. Ground looped, minor damage.

Mar. 09.44, s/n 42-13345. Custy, John J. Ground looped, minor damage.

Mar. 15.44. s/n 41-13420. Donovan, Thomas H.  Ground looped, aircraft destroyed. 

Mar. 29.44. s/n 41-13444.  Hoover, Harry V. Landing incident, minor damage.

Mar. 31.44. s/n 41-13460. Custy , John J. Taxi incident, minor damage.

Apr. 05.44, s/n 42-105619. Bohner, Ernst J. Landing incident, minor damage.

Apr. 08.44, s/n 42-46013.  Flowers, Revis G. Killed, lost at sea.

Apr. 14.44, s/n 41-13426.  Burkot, Stanley J.  Crashed in landing, aircraft destroyed.

May 04.44, s/n 41-13436. Bigelow, John W.  Killed in crash, aircraft destroyed.

June 03.44, s/n 42-46031.  John, Murphy L. Ground looped at take off, aircraft destroyed.

 
 

Kassos

Mar. 13.44, s/n 42-46015. Roark, Howard M. Ground looped, minor damage.

 

Mar. 27.44, s/n 42-45882. Mueller, Donald VV. Landing incident, minor damage.

P-40 Incidents in Iceland, 1943

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

 

USAAF 33rd Fighter Squadron, Iceland Base Command group, operated P-40 aircraft in Iceland from August 6, 1941, to 9 June 1945.

 

During the year 1943 the squadron experienced 32 P-40 aircraft incidents, lost 8 P-40 aircraft and one pilot was killed in a crash.

 

Reykjavík

Feb.  04.43, s/n 41-13465. Wilfred, Whitefield.   Landing incident, aircraft destroyed 

Mar. 08.43, s/n 41-13420. Joseph, Walczszyn Jr.   Landing incident, aircraft destroyed.

Mar. 12.43, s/n 41-13439. Ralph, Oyler A.   Landing incident, minor damage.

Mar. 15.43, s/n 41-13345. Clyde, Carrier Jr.  Landing incident, aircraft destroyed

Mar. 18.43, s/n 41-13438. Andrew, Evans J.   Ground looped, aircraft destroyed.

Mar. 22.43, s/n 41-13440. Robert, Schonlank.   Landing incident, minor damage.

Mar. 29.43, s/n 41-13465. Harold, Redman W.  Information not available.

April 04.43, s/n 42-45882. Peter, Shaffer.   Landing incident, minor damage.

April 27.43, s/n 41-13346. George, Vigue D.   Ground looped, aircraft destroyed,

June  05.43, s/n 41-13439. Charles, Green H.   Landing incident minor damage.

July  20.43, s/n 42-46014.  Joe, Jordan B.  Take off incident, minor damage.

Aug. 02.43, s/n  42-46021. William, Amburgey M.  Landing incident, minor damage.

Aug. 08.43, s/n 41-13427.  Bryant, Workman A.  Taxiing incident, minor damage.

Aug. 09.43, s/n 41-13444. Dixon, James W.   Landing incident, minor damage.

Aug. 09.43, s/n 41-13429. Lucien, Cox K.   Landing incident, minor damage.

Aug. 10.43, s/n 41-13346. Eugine, Byrne W.  Engine fire in flight, minor damage.

Aug. 13.43, s/n 41-13429. Ralph, Drumheller.   Ground incident, minor damage.

Aug. 17.43, s/n 42-46051. John, Bigelow W.  Engine fire in flight, minor damage.

Aug. 22.43, s/n 41-13462. Richard, Wanvig J.  Taxiing incident, minor accident.

Aug. 30.43, s/n 41-13428. Dane, Noel EE.   Landing incident, aircraft destroyed.

Sept. 14.43, s/n 42-46013. Revis, Flowers G.  Taxiing incident, minor damage.

Sept. 20.43, s/n 41-13446. Raymond,  Smart E Jr.   Landing incident, minor damage.

Sept. 26.43, s/n 41-13460. Richard, Wanvig J.  Take off incident, minor damage.

Sept. 27.43, s/n 41-13364. Nicolas, Stam.  Taxiing incident, minor damage

Oct.  04.43, s/n 41-13341. William, Heidenreich L.  Ground looped, minor damage.

Oct.  15.43, s/n 41-13345. Clyde, Carrier A.   Landing incident, minor damage.

Oct.  17.43, s/n 41-13463. Stanley, Burkot J.   Landing incident, minor damage.

Oct.  30.43, s/n 42-46021. Richard, Wanvig J.  Killed in crash, in ocean 5 mi W of Reykjavík.

Dec.  22.43, s/n 42-46032. Revis, Flowers G.  Landing incident, minor damage.

 
Kassos
 

Feb. 06.43, s/n 41-13429.  George, Vigue  D.  Take off incident, minor damage.

 

Patterson

 

Jan. 11.43, s/n 41-13346. Fredrick, Johnsey R.   Belly landing, minor damage.