Lockheed Hudson Mk. III, V9062
Pilot Officer Greenacre in Hudson V9062 swung on landing on No. 1 runway at Kaldaðarnes. The undercarriage collapsed, the aircraft caught fire and 30 minutes later the depth charges exploded.
The crew survived no injuries.
Manufacturer: Lockheed Aircraft
Type: Lockheed Hudson Mk. III
Serial No: V9062
Code: UA (?)
Operator: RAF No. 269 Squadron
The Squadron operated Lockheed Hudson aircraft in Iceland:
12.4.1941 - 31.5.1941 Detachment in Kaldadarnes
12.12.1942 – 7.7.1942 Detachment in Reykjavík
May 1941 – March 1943 Kaldadarnes
March 1943 – Jan 1944 Reykjavík.