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Liberator  BZ724 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Liberator  BZ724


GR.V; ex 42-40445; dld Dorval 18.4.43; Gander - Prestwick 29.4.43; SAL, Prestwick 29.4.43 with TT 39 hr 17 min; coastal mods and 'Dumbo' chin ASV; SAL - 86 Sqn [E] 18.5.43; damaged in landing accident 9.43, ROS and retd to 86 Sqn 7.10.43; 59 Sqn [P] 6.1.44; in bad weather on 18.8.44 was diverted to Tain but flew into high ground at Beinn Khealaich, Helmsdale; eight killed, pilot sole survivor. More information in: The Liberator in RAF and Commonwealth Service by James D. Oughton , John F. Hamlin, Andrew Thomas

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 18 Aug 44 Aircraft Name Liberator GR.V Serial Number BZ724
Unit 59 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details
Source Coastal Command and Fleet Air Arm Losses Forum Henk Welting's Database

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Liberator GR.V BZ724

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantAlan Wright CHRISTIE (3005923) Air Gunner Liberator BZ724  Ext Link 1944-08-1859 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThetford Cemetery
SergeantGordon Anthony GRILL (1607109) Wireless Op Liberator BZ724  Ext Link 1944-08-1859 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChelmsford (Writtle Road) Ceme
SergeantThomas Harold Matthew INSTONE (1417346) Radio Opera Liberator BZ724  Ext Link 1944-08-1859 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWick Cemetery
Flying OfficerRonald Hudson LE GROW (J/36472) Pilot Liberator BZ724  Ext Link 1944-08-1859 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWick Cemetery
SergeantErnest Neal LOWE (1056312) Flight Engi Liberator BZ724  Ext Link 1944-08-1859 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGreat Crosby (St. Luke) Church
Pilot OfficerAlan James McLAY (421025) Liberator BZ724  Ext Link 1944-08-1859 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWick Cemetery
SergeantHarry Frederick John NEWELL (1399435) Navigator Liberator BZ724  Ext Link 1944-08-1859 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWick Cemetery
SergeantDonald PRATT (1078897) Radio Opera Liberator BZ724  Ext Link 1944-08-1859 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomWick Cemetery
Flying OfficerRobert SEIGLER (J/36088) Navigator Liberator BZ724  Ext Link 1944-08-1859 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomGlasgow (Glenduffhill) Jewish

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