P-40C Warhawk S/N 41-13428P 40 Curtiss Warhawk in flight

The Incident:

Pilot Dane E. Novel was coming back to Reykjavík from a training flight. At landing, he overshot the runway at the north end of Reykjavík Field. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.

The Crew:

Pilot Dane E. Novel survived.

The Aircraft:

Mfg. Curtiss Wright Corporation
S/N 41-13428
Operator: USAAF, 33 Fighter Squadron
The Squadron operated a fleet of P-40 from August 6. 1941 to June 9. 1945

Details on aircraft: Wikipedia,Youtube

Source: USAAF Accident Report Monthly loss list.