B-17G Boeing, S/N: 44-8685B 17 Boeing Flying Fortress2

The Incident:

Crashed on Take off at Meeks Field (Keflavík). Aircraft was badly damaged.

The Crew:

Burgess, James A. and his crew survived.

The Aircraft:

MFG: The Boeing Company
Type: B-17G
S/N: 44-8685
User: Assigned to 8th AF Dec. 8, 1944

Details on aircraft: Wikipedia,Youtube

USAF Aircraft loss sheet.