Northrop N-3PB, c/n 301
Floatplane 301 failed to return after sortie sweep in an area between Snæfellsnes and Reykjanes.
The search area also covered Hvalfjörður.
When the floatplane was not back on time, 5 aircraft were sent to search for the missing floatplane without a success.
All killed in the crash.
Kapt. Hans Andreas Bugge †
Fridtjof Glör Whist †
Stale Haukland Pedersen †
Northrop Aircraft Inc. Northrop N-3PB
Code: GS A
Construction no. 301
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.