B-24 Liberator III, S/N 41-11749consolidated b24 liberator 300x209 black white

The Incident:

During takeoff run at Reykjavík Airfield, the aircraft swung, weared off the runway and collided with a truck. The aircraft was badly damaged and written off..

The Crew:

The Crew survived.

The Aircraft:

Consolidated B24 III Liberator
S/N: 41-11749
MSN: 245
Aircraft reg: FL922
Operator: RAF 86th Squadron.
The RAF 86th Squadron operated in Iceland from March 24. 1944 to July 1944.

Details on aircraft: Wikipedia, Youtube

RAF 86th Squadron history