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Liberator EW286 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Liberator EW286



B.VI; ex 44-10289; dld Dorval 28.4.44; to India; arr Karachi 16.7.44; 99 Sqn [H]; collided in formation 3.12.44 and crashed at position 1332N 9800E; SOC 11.12.44. 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  03 Dec 44 Aircraft Name  Liberator VI Serial Number  EW286
Unit  99 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  
Aircrew details Fg Offr Norman Douglas Harrison* (434087)
Details 99 Sqn ORB gives the position as 1340' N, 9754' E, off the southern Burmese coast in the Andaman Sea, near Tavoy Point, Burma. Further loss info: EW286 collided with KG973, killing all 22 airmen (11 per aircraft). The collision occurred at 1527 hrs at 10,500 ft on the way to the target (rail station at Hnong Pladuk, Siam). The pilot of EW286 was 434087 F/O Norman Douglas Harrison RAAF
Source Matt Poole

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Liberator VI EW286

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerStephen Dion BOOTH (160692) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantArthur Herbert BRAMELD (1643005) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantBernard William CORRIGALL (425831) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantFrank Raymond CRAGG (1038422) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantJames Edward Joseph FARROW (1387116) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantJohn Frances GRIMSHAW (1590681) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flying OfficerNorman Douglas HARRISON (434087) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantWilliam Mill MANN (1595543) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantJohn Robert MILLIGAN (R/74101) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantDavid Keith MOSS-VERNON (1670858) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantPatrick McNERNEY (1798175) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flying OfficerRobert Castle O'NEILL (1567) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flying OfficerErrol Philip PARCELL (4210091) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantHarry PICKUP (1591967) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantWilliam James David PUGH (1398672) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantGordon William RICHARDS (576072) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantRobert ROBERTSON (1825400) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantReginald Ernest Shackleton SANGER (1601861) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantMichael SCHONBERG (1564344) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantSydney Richard SMITH (1397725) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantGerald Ernest TUDOR (1414899) Liberator EW286   1944-12-0399 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial


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