Armstrong Withworth A.W 38, Whitley Mk VII S/N Z6735
Whitley Z6735 WL F was coming back to Reykjavík from an U boat search mission. On the final approach one engine failed, and landing in heavy cross wind the aircraft stalled and hit the ground short of the runway. The aircraft cought fire and was completely destroyed.
F/Sgt Davis and his crew escaped with minor injuries.
Mfg: Armstrong Withworth Aircraft
Type: Whitley Mark VII
Code: WL F
Operator: RAF 612 Squadron
The squadron was operating in Iceland from 15 Dec. 1941 to 18 August 1942 and
Detachment from 12 September 1941 to 3 October 1941