Short Sunderland Mk I, N9024
Detachment from RAF 204 Squadron was being ferried from Sullom Voe Shetland Islands, Scotland to Skerjaförður Reykjavík.
Aircraft N9024 made forced landing at Hornafjarðarfljót in bad weather.
Aircraft stranded on sand reef. Minor damage to hull section. Aircraft was flown to Reykjavík for permanent repair.
N9024 arrived in Reykjavík 9. Nov 1940 and was stationed in Reykjavík as detachment from Sullom Voe. N9024 returned to Sullom Voe on
17. Nov 1940.
N9024 came to Reykjavík again 23. April 1941, when the 204 Squadron moved to Reykjavík.
The 204 Squadron left Iceland 13 July 1941
Pilot: Wing Commander, Pickles
The crew survived
Short Brothers, Sunderland Mk.I
Squadron/Code: RAF 204 Squadron, Code KG-?