Lockheed Ventura L-18, AE806
The Lockheed Ventura AE806 took off from Reykjavík Airfield at 10:51, 5 min later
one engine failed and was on fire. Emergency landing was made and the aircraft crashed at the airfield.
The crew of 4 were all killed in the crash and are buried in the Fossvogur Semetary in Reykjavík.
The gravestone locations are as follows:
R.78691 Warrant Officer K.W.Norfolk, Pilot RCAF age 27. Grave location C-48-14
412880 Warrant Officer N.G.Hickmott, wire less operator/air gunner, RNZ Airforce. Age 27
Grave location C-48-15
414503 Warrant officer T.C. Hosken, wire less operator/air gunner, RNZ Airforce. Age 23
Grave location C-48-16
Flying Officer J.A. Banks, Pilot RAF. Age 21.
Grave location C-48-17
The Lockheed Ventura L-18, also known as the Lockheed B-34 Lexington,
No: AE 806
Operator: (RAF 21 Squadron)