PBY-4 Catalina, AH557 / WQ-OCatalina PBY landing on water

The Incident:

Aircraft was damaged in landing at Skerjafjörður. To prevent the aircraft from sinking the pilot stranded the aircraft at the beach. Aircraft was written off.

The Crew:


The Aircraft:

Consolidated PBY-4 (Model 28-4) (Catalina I)
S/N AH557 / WQ-O
Operator: Royal Air Force, RAF
Squadron: 209 Squadron.
The squadron operated Catalina flying boats from Reykjavík, 26. July 1941 to October 10. 1941.

Details on aircraft: Wikipedia,  Youtube