P-40K Warhawk, S/N 42-46051

The incident:P 40 Curtiss Warhawk in flight

The aircraft flown by pilot Bigelow, John W. force landed due to engine failure near the farm Fitjar in east part of Skorradalur in Borgarbyggð. The area where the aircraft landed is both wet and dry land and is named "Grímsforir".
The aircraft was dismantled and salvaged for spares.

The Crew:

Pilot Bigelow, John W.

The aircraft:

Curtis P-40K Warhawk
S/N: 42-46051
Mfg: Curtiss Wright Corporation
Operator: USAAF 33FS, 342 Composite Group

The 33 FS operated P-40 aircraft in Iceland from August 6 1941 to 9 June 1945

Details on aircraft: Wikipedia,Youtube

USAAF loss list

The crash site was visited by stridsminjar.is on July 13, 2019 for further positioning of the crash.