Grumman J2F-4 DuckGrumman Duck J2F

The Incident:

The plane crashed near the Lake Thingvellir, Iceland. The purpose of the flight is not known.
The reason for the crash is not known. An exact location of the crash site is not known.
According to information from people in the area, the plane crashed north of the deserted farm Svartagil (Black Canyon)

The Crew:

Pilot William Bentrod of VP84 Squadron was killed
Passengers Sullivan and George survived

The Aircraft:

Type: Grumman Duck J2F-4
BUNO: 1646
Operator: VP84 Squadron, NAS Keflavík
US Navy Squadron VP84 operated PBY-5A Catalina in Iceland from 2 October 1942 to 1 September 1943.

Details on aircraft: Wikipedia, Youtube

US Navy Aircraft Loss list