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Liberator EV915 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Liberator EV915



B.VI; ex 42-64273; dld Dorval 25.1.44; dep Dorval 20.2.44; via Lagens, arr Karachi 27.2.44; 159 Sqn [D]; swung on take-off from Digri 4.9.44 and nosewheel collapsed; SOC 28.9.44. 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  04 Sep 44 Aircraft Name  Liberator VI Serial Number  EV915
Unit  159 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt RA Clift
Details Digri on TO Swing on take-off and nose-wheel collapsed, Digri, 4.9.44. (MPoole) Detailed to lay mines on Goh Sichang Harbor, Siam. Pilot: Sgt R.A. Clift. There were no deaths, and probably only minor injuries, at worst
Source Matt Poole


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