P-47 Thunderbolt, s/n: 42-26096P47 in the air 1

The Incident:

Aircraft crashed 5 Mi SE of Reykjanes.

The Crew:

Lt. Thompson, James E (Missing in Action)

The Aircraft:

Mfg: Republic Aviation
Type: Thunderbolt P-47D-22-RE, Fighter-bomber
S/N: 42-26096 Code # 37
Operator: USAAF 33 FS, 342 CG

Details on aircraft: WikipediaYoutube

USAAF Loss list.