Short Sunderland Mk1, KG B, T9047

The Incident:

Short Sunderland 2 ExCC

Aircraft was parked at mooring on Skerjafjörður. During fuelling, the aircraft caught fire, burned and sunk at Skerjafjörður. Write off.

The Crew:

Parked aircraft.

The Aircraft:

Short Sunderland Mk I
Registration ID: KG B
Serial no: T9047
Operator: Royal Air Force, RAF
Squadron: 204 Squadron. The squadron operated 10 Sunderland flying boats from Reykjavík. April 5. 1941 to July 13. 1941.

Photos from Sq. Leader E.J. Prescott´s private col. provided by his son Mark Prescott.

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