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 Liberator CVII EW630



ex 44-39257; dld Dorval 26.8.44; dld UK 31.8.44; SAL, Prestwick, date unkn; 511 Sqn Lyneham 7.9.44; 246 Sqn 1.10.44; Kemble - Prestwick 28.11.44 for SAL to fit C-87 overload tanks; Prestwick - Kemble to India; 232 Sqn 6.1.45; caught fire in air and crash-landed E of Gurgaon, India, 29.3.46; SOC 11.4.46. 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  29 Mar 46 Aircraft Name  Liberator VIII Serial Number  EW630
Unit  232 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  India
Aircrew details P/O Gipson
Details E of Gurgaon - fire in ac killed four before ac FL
Source Joe Baugher

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Liberator VIII EW630

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantEileen Marjorie EATON (462954) Liberator CVII EW630  Forum Post 1946-03-29232 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery
Flight SergeantDuncan Strachan Hail LOGAN (1821780) Flight Engineer Liberator CVII EW630  Forum Post 1946-03-29232 Sqdn AIR27 IndiaDelhi War Cemetery

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Sergeant Eileen Marjorie Eaton, WAAFHi Tony All three were killed whilst flying in Liberator VIII, EW630 of No 232 Sqn, when a fire broke out in the nose compartment and spread before an emergency landing could be made. 'Cummings - Final Landings Malcolm ....Read More.malcolm_raf on 16th September 2012 08:35:44
460329 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 29-03-1946Hello, 460329 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 29-03-1946 From Henk's List - ITALY RAYWORTH, George William - Cpl - 1497074 - RAFVR - Naples War Cemetery, Italy. UK BRUMBY, George Alma - AC2c - 2216901 - RAFVR - Beckingham ( All Saints ) Churchyard Extension, Nottinghamshire. DAVIDSON, Daniel Roy Ferguson - LAC - 1691043 - RAFVR - Strathblane Parish Churchyard, Stirlingshire. From CWGC, Krzystka's & Geoff's Sites and " Final Landings". WAAF INDIA EATON, Eileen Marjorie - Sgt - 462954 - WAAF - 232 Sqdn - Delhi War Cemetery, India - [ Liberator VIII - EW630 - 232 Sqdn ]. AUSTRALIA O'DONNELL, John Donald - W/O - 436817 - RAAF - Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. INDIA LOGAN, Duncan Strachan Hail - F/Sgt(Flt/Engr) - 1821789 - RAFVR - 232 Sqdn - Delhi War Cemetery, India - [ Liberator VIII - EW630 - 232 Sqdn ]. Along with Eaton and Logan, also killed were Nursing Member Evelyn Pansy FLEMING, VAD, British Red Cross and Second Officer Evelyn Monica SANER, HMS Highflyer, WRNS. ZAFAR, Ali Syed - P/O - 3285 - RIAF - Delhi/Karachi 1939-1945 War Memorials, India - [ Hurricane IV - KZ676 - RIAF]. SINGAPORE BEER, Henry Albert - F/O - 197600 - RAFVR. MAIN, David - W/O - 1568281 - RAFVR. Both airmen were in Dakota IV - KN643 - 10 Sqdn. Six others aboard also were killed, names as yet unknown. COOPER, William Kenneth - F/O - 180306 - RAFVR. STEDMAN, Berkeley George - F/O - 56186 - RAF. STIMSON, George Robert - F/O - 421787 - RNZAF. WELCH, Leslie Ernest - W/O - 1606977 - RAFVR. These four airmen were aboard Dakota IV - KN644 of 10 Sqdn along with two Indian Army Sepoys. It seems that one Sepoy jumped shortly before the a/c crashed and survived, his comrade was killed, their names so far are unknown. COOK, Edward Cecil - W/O - 1600777 - RAFVR. GORLEY, William - F/Lt - 169474 - RAFVR - D.F.C. HUMES, George Fewster - F/O - 167174 - RAFVR. RABY, Jack - P/O - 203533 - RAFVR - 353 Sqdn. REDFERN, Denis Clifford - W/O - 1578892 - RAFVR. RHODES, John Edward Laurence - F/Sgt - 1894239 - RAFVR. ROBINSON, Frank - W/O - 2207214 - RAFVR. ROBINSON, Frank Barrow - W/O - 1697566 - RAFVR. SHAW, Frederick Brian - F/Lt - 170625 - RAFVR. The above seven airmen were in Dakota IV - KP270 - 10 Sqdn. These Indian Army Personnel were aboard, but it is unknown to which of the 10 Sqdn a/c they were allocated too. They were - Sepoy BAKHTAWAR, RIASC. Sepoy DHANESHWAR, RIASC. Sepoy KANSHI RAM, RIASC. Believed to have been - Sepoy ATAR SINGH, RIASC. UK SZUTKA, Konrad Edward Kazimierz - Plutonowy( W/O ) - PAF - Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk - [ Mustang IV - KH747 - 303 Sqdn ]. Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 9th June 2017 05:20:38


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