Douglas Boston (Havoc) Mk. III s/n BZ287
BZ287 was on ferry flight on the second ferry route from Dorval, Quebec through Goose Bay, Greenland, and Iceland to Great Britain. The aircraft night landed at Meeks Airfield in Iceland and doing so collided with a petrol drum on the runway and was badly damaged.
Flight Sergeant O R Ballantyne †
Ltd. Van Tostrup Wessel, fate unknown.
Unknown additional crew member survived.
Douglas Boston Mk III (A20 Havoc)
UK s/n BZ287
Operator: RAF Transport Command No. 45 FG (Ferry Group).
Source: RAF TC 45 Group history, Fossvogur Cemetery Record, Juno Beach Centred