Bell Airacobra P-39D, s/n 41-6848Bell Airacobra P 39 in flight

The Incident:

Aircraft s/n 41-6848 made a belly landing at Reykjavik Airfield. (Reason for belly landing is not known).
Aircraft was written off due to extensive damages.

The Crew:

Johnsey, Fredrick R. survived without injury.

The Aircraft:

Mfg: Bell Aircraft
Type: P39D
Serial No.: 41-6848, MSN 15187

Operator: USAAF 33. Fighter Squadron. 342 Composite Group.
The Squadron Operated P-39D in Iceland, early in the year 1942 to Mar. 18 1944.

Details on aircraft: WikipediaYoutube

USAAF loss list
Photo: Timothy D Key,