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Liberator EV862 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Liberator EV862

B.VI; ex 42-64219; dld Dorval 2.1.44; via Lagens, arr Karachi 7.2.44; 355 Sqn [V, later B]; first Mk.VI used on ops by 355 Sqn, 15.3.44; 292 Sqn; undercarriage collapsed after tyre burst on landing at Alipore 5.5.45; SOC 31.5.45. 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  07 May 45 Aircraft Name  Liberator VI Serial Number  EV862
Unit  355 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  India
Aircrew details
Details Alipore, Tyre burst on landing; swung and undercarriage collapsed,
Source Joe Baugher

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