P-39 Airacobra S/N 41-6808Bell Airacobra P 39 in flight

The Incident:

At take off the engine caught fire and crashed near airfield. 

The Crew:

Pilot Ercole Louis A. survived without injuries.

The Aircraft:

Mfg.: Bell Aircraft
S/N: 41-6808
Operatror: USAAF
Squadron: Unit: 33FS, IBC
The 33rd Fighter Squadron operated in Iceland from early 1942 to March 18. 1944

Details on aircraft: Youtube, Wikipedia