Northrop N-3PB, c/n 315N 3PB in Canada

The Incident:

Aircraft 315 was on a training flight when it crashed on second start on the step and then sank. Later the plane was salvaged but damaged beyond repair.

The Crew:

The crew survived.
Lt. Per Hektoen and unknown. Norwegian crew.

The Aircraft:

Northrop Aircraft Inc. Northrop N-3PB
Code: GS L
Construction no. 315
Operator: The RAFN 330 Squadron.
The Squadron operated Northrop N-3PB in Iceland from May 19, 1941, to January 24, 1943.
The squadron lost 12 airmen and 11 aircraft during the stay in Iceland.

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