Lockheed Hudson Mk. III, s/n T9427Hudson Hraunlandarif

The Incident: 

At 14.35, on the way back from convoy escort West of Iceland one engine failed and the pilot made an emergency landing at the Hraunlandarif sand beach. The aircraft was dismantled at the crash location and transported to England. UA-B was written off June 25, 1943.

The Crew:

The crew of five survived.

The Aircraft: 

Lockheed Hudson Mk. III
s/n T9427
Code: UA B
RAF 269 Squadron

No. 269 Squadron RAF operated from Kaldaðarnes and Reykjavík from May 1941 to January 1944.

Details on aircraft: WikipediaYoutube

“stridsminjar.is” visited the crash site on July 1, 2010. No remains of the aircraft were found.
On July 13, 2015 “stridsminjar.is” located two main wheel aircraft tires at a nearby farm. The numbers and size of the tires match the data given in the Lockheed Hudson Service Manual.

Source: 
RAF 269 Squadron History
Styrjaldarárin á Suðurlandi e. Guðmundur Kristinsson.

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