Martin PBM-3S Mariner, BUNO 6540
During convoy coverage, the aircraft ran out of fuel, the pilot ditched the aircraft in rough sea and the aircraft sank in 5 minutes. (Exact location is not known)
The crew was rescued by USS Rockaway (AVP-29)
Mfg.: Glenn L. Martin Company
Type: Martin PBM-3S Mariner
S/N: BUNO 6540 (MSN 2995)
Operator: USN VP-74 Bomber Squadron.
The Squadron operated in Iceland from August 9, 1941, to June 9, 1945.
Details on aircraft: Wikipedia, Youtube