Database :: Aircraft Serials :: Aircraft Losses

Serial (AZ-9999) -
A-Z 1-2-3-4 -
Aircraft Name - Display: by Series Or Individually
Liberator AM261 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Liberator AM261



c/n 4; ex 40-699; TOC St Hubert 27.4.41; used by ATFERO as trainer; to RFS with BOAC crew; first service St Hubert to Prestwick via Gander 1.6.41; carried Duke of Kent to Canada 28.7.41; flew into cloud-covered high ground 1 ml (1.6 km) N of Goat Fell, Isle of Arran, 10.8.41, due to navigational error; all 22 on board killed. More information in: The Liberator in RAF and Commonwealth Service by James D. Oughton , John F. Hamlin, Andrew Thomas

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8267Multiple casualties; aircraft accident, Liberator AM261, BOAC aircraft on ferrying duties, flew into a hillside shortly after take off, Isle of Arran, Scotland, 22 passengers and crew killed, 10 August 1941.C16757564

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Liberator AM261

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
CaptainJames Josiah ANDERSON () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
CaptainFrancis Delaforce BRADBROOKE () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
Radio OfficerRalph Bruce BRAMMER () Pilot Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
Radio OfficerJohn Beatty DRAKE () Wireless Op./Air Gunner Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
CaptainDaniel Joseph DUGGAN () Wireless Operator Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
CaptainGeorge Thomas HARRIS () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
CaptainHoyt Ralph JUDY () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
Radio OfficerWilfrid Graves KENNEDY () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
CaptainWatt Miller KING () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
Radio OfficerGeorge LAING () Pilot Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
Radio OfficerWilliam Kenneth MARKS () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
Radio OfficerHugh Cameron McINTOSH () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
Radio OfficerAlbert Alexander OLIVER () Pilot Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
Radio OfficerGeorge Herbert POWELL () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
CaptainJohn Evan PRICE () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
Radio OfficerHerbert David REES () Navigator/Wireless Op. Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
Flight EngineerErnest George REEVES () Pilot Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
First OfficerJohn James ROULESTON () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
CaptainHarold Clifford Wesley SMITH () Pilot Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle
CaptainJack WIXEN () Liberator AM261  AIR81/8267 1941-08-10BOAC United KingdomKilbride Old Churchyard, Isle

Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

ThreadPost TextAuthor
Master N7989 CrashAlex The 2 men you mention were 2 of 22 killed in an aircraft crash near to the Summit of Goat Fell, Arran on 10.8.41. The aircraft was a RAF Ferry Command, Consolidated Liberator AM261. Crashed into a mountain ridge in rain, low visibility and overcast conditions. Navigational error. Andy ....Read More.Andy Ingham on 19th July 2008 04:26:48
AiB AVIA Class ReportsThis file is in better condition in the TNA. More files have photos and the extent of report is expanded from those previously in AVIA5/19 Far fewer mistakes in aircraft serial transcription AA759 Spitfire V 22/10/1941 W1129 AA801 Spitfire IV 29/10/1941 W1132 AB646 Oxford II 30/11/1941 W1149 AB693 Oxford II 20/09/1941 W1111 AH432 Havoc II 21/11/1941 W1143 AH582 Airacobra I ??/10/1941 W1125 AH847 Tomahawk Ia 20/10/1941 W1126 AH856 Tomahawk Ia 31/05/1941 W1031 AH888 Tomahawk Iia 30/04/1941 W1015 AH922 Tomahawk IIa 11/09/1941 W1105A AL562 Liberator II 23/11/1941 W1146 AM260 Liberator I 14/08/1941 W1089 AM261 Liberator I 10/08/1941 W1086a AM915 Liberator I 01/09/1941 W1100 AN522 Fortress I 22/06/1941 W1048 AN534 Fortress I 28/07/1941 W1072 AN536 Fortress I 09/01/1942 W1165 AP475 Oxford II 07/02/1942 W1177 AR671 Mohawk IV 30/01/1942 W1175 AW209 Beaufort I 29/07/1941 W1072a AW215 Beaufort I ??/06/1941 W1040 AW395 Havoc I 26/01/1942 W1171 AW850 Anson I 13/01/1942 W1169 BB912 Havoc I 22/04/1941 W1010 BD786 Hurricane Iib 30/08/1941 W1097 BJ494 Havoc I 29/09/1941 W1115 BL407 Spitfire V 24/12/1941 W1159 BL432 Spitfire V 14/02/1942 W1180 BL480 Spitfire V ??/01/1942 W1174 BL491 Spitfire V 08/03/1942 W1191 BL538 Spitfire V 09/03/1942 W1190 BL568 Spitfire V 10/01/1942 W1167 BT488 Hotspur II 19/12/1941 W1157 HM178 Argus I 15/03/1942 W1196 K5608 Shark II 24/02/1942 W1183 K6110 Tutor I 07/09/1941 W1103 L2887 Skua II 15/05/1941 W1023a L3152 Roc 30/07/1941 W1076a L3284 Henley I 03/06/1941 W1032 L4297 Wellington I 29/04/1941 W1013 L4575 Oxford I 05/05/1941 W1019 L4622 Oxford I 15/11/1941 W1139 L4636 Oxford I 25/10/1941 W1130 L4851 Blenheim IV 01/07/1941 W1055 L5964 Magister I 08/12/1941 W1152 L6195 Botha I 18/11/1941 W1140 L6396 Botha I 11/03/1942 W1194 L6449 Botha I 10/06/1941 W1038a L6750 Blenheim I 24/01/1942 W1173 L6845 Whirlwind P 11/06/1941 W1039 L7248 Lerwick I 21/10/1941 W1127 L7300 Manchester I 23/11/1941 W1144 L7310 Manchester I 21/06/1941 W1046 L7315 Manchester I 29/06/1941 W1053 L7318 Manchester I 15/09/1941 W1107 L7428 Manchester I 18/11/1941 W1141 L7863 Wellington Ic 06/01/1942 W1163 L8084 Magister I 25/06/1941 W1051 L8164 Magister I 11/12/1941 W1153 L9567 Halifax 14/09/1941 W1106a L9652 Oxford I 14/09/1941 W1005 L9935 Beaufort I 07/02/1942 W1178 N1474 Whitley V 17/06/1941 W1042 N3286 Spitfire I 15/08/1941 W1090 N3627 Blenheim IV 08/08/1941 W1086 N3935 Magister I 05/06/1941 W1034 N4563 Oxford I 04/05/1941 W1018 N5453 DH.82 Tiger Moth II 07/07/1941 W1058 N6019 Stirling I 08/05/1941 W1020 N6087 Stirling I 18/11/1941 W1142 N6431 Oxford II 30/01/1942 W1176 N6595 DH.82 Tiger Moth II 17/09/1941 W1108 N7574 Master I 25/09/1941 W1112b N7581 Master I 30/08/1941 W1098 N7704 Master I 07/06/1941 W1035 N7765 Master I 25/09/1941 W1113 N7927 Master I 14/05/1941 W1022 N7996 Master I 17/03/1942 W1199a N9318 DH.82 Tiger Moth II ??/06/1941 W1037 N9643 Anson I 22/04/1941 W1009 N9817 Anson I 15/05/1941 W1023 P1294 Hampden I 30/10/1941 W1133 P1368 Albemarle I 28/02/194 ....Read More.Ross_McNeill on 11th November 2011 11:47:59
Lost to the Isles - Accounts military aircraft losses around Scottish Isles 1914-41Thanks Denis/Pavel, Only just found your posts on here. Yes! Denis, here`s you go: CONTENTS Introduction 3 Acknowledgements 4 Islands map 5 Bat in the Flow - No.38 ...........................................Orkney 8 Carrier pilot pioneer - Sopwith Pup N6452 .......... Orkney 10 The loss of the SSP airships.................................... Westray 16 Strutter in Scapa A5990............................................ Orkney 23 Camel at Clestrain N6636......................................... Orkney 25 A Ripon off Portree S1560 ....................................... Skye 29 Elsner`s Baffin K4075 ...............................................Lady Isle 33 First on British soil - Ju88 Pegal Burn.................. Hoy 37 London`s burning L7042 ..........................................Shetland 43 Over the sea to Skye - Oxford L9644.....................Skye 46 The Stronsay Skua L2946......................................... Stronsay 50 Out of fuel - Out of luck - Walrus L2296 ............... Foula 56 Test flight tragedy - Blackburn B-20 V8914..........Bute 64 The Sumburgh Gladiators ........................................Shetland 68 Magister mishap R1832............................................ Shetland 74 The Lismore Sunderland P9602................................Lismore 76 Not such a happy landing- Sunderland P9621........Colonsay 85 Stringbag in Quendale Bay L2794............................Shetland 97 Christmas Day raider - Ju88 at Sandwick..............Orkney 100 Weather Willie`s last flight He.111 2645...................Fair Isle 108 Epic salvage - Sunderland T9049............................ Unst 115 A bird with broken wings - Anson N4939...............Arran 121 Butt of Lewis Whitley T4276...................................... Lewis 126 Junkers off Westray Ju88 0683.................................Westray 131 The high Island Hudson N7310..................................Hoy 135 Lady Isle Beauforts L9814 & N1184..........................Lady Isle 143 A raider in the Voe - Bf 110-E-2 Wr.3774.................Shetland 147 Epic recovery of ....Read More.highgroundsman on 10th January 2014 09:14:27
Early RAF B-17 Operations Questions and at least 1 anwerClues via Ocean Bridge by Carl Christie AN536 Capt White, F/O Sandford, Nav McBride, R/O Arthur, F/E Benson May 22: 21:19 Ayr: 06:50 (09:31) -> Capt White Probably Capt Ernest Robert Bristow White “Herbie” White [url]https://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/crash_sites/scotland/consolidated-lb-30a-am261-mullach-buidhe/[/url] [url]https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1940/1940%20-%202308.PDF[/url] LB-30A Liberator AM261 Captain E. R. B. White British Overseas Airways Corporation 10 August 1941, Age 35 [url]http://www.aircrashsites-scotland.co.uk/liberator_lb-30a_buidhe02.htm[/url] AN530 Capt Hunter, F/O Furoy, P/O Clark, Eng Arkwright, Nav McHardy. Aborted May 23 May 26: 20:45 Pwk: 06:45 (10:45) I think Hunter probably John Alexander Stuart HUNTER [url]http://forum.keypublishing.com/archive/index.php/t-114965.html[/url] [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?4898-BOAC-Liberator-G-AGDR-15-2-42[/url] Captain R.Humphrey Page (first pilot), Captain J.A.S.Hunter (second pilot), First Officer R.J.Williamson, Engineer Officer H.R.J.Spicer, and Radio Officer H.F.Parker. ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 13th March 2017 05:06:05


The URL for this page is Here is a Clickable Link
Like what you see? You can support this site!