Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk VII.Armstrong Whitworth Whitley in flight c1940

The Incident:

Forced landing near the farm Fell. The flight was an anti-submarine and ice patrol, guarding icebergs entering shipping lanes. In July 2015 visited the crash site. No remains of the aircraf were found.

The Crew:

Not known

The Aircraft:

Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft,
Whitley Mark VII.
S/N Z6631
Code: WL ?
Operator: 612 (County of Aberdeen) Squadron RAF
The Squadron was operating in Iceland from 15 Dec. 1941 to 18 August 1942.
Detachment from 12 Sep. 1941 to 3 Oct. 1941.

Details on aircraft: Wikipedia,  Youtube

Source: RAF Loss Record.