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Liberator KG970 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Liberator KG970

B.VI; ex 44-10475; dld Dorval 25.6.44; to India; arr Karachi 4.7.44; 215 Sqn; 357 Sqn; 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  10 Dec 44 Aircraft Name  Liberator VI Serial Number  KG970
Unit  357 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  
Aircrew details F Sgt T C Brooks
Details On 10 Dec 1944 KG970 (F/Sgt T.C. Brooks, skipper) suffered Category II damage from light machine gunfire during an attack on Burma-Siam Railway targets (between Ban Wang Yai and Kanchanaburi, in Siam). The F/Eng, 1584886 F/Sgt Cyril William Geeson, was hit by gunfire in the leg at Milestone 179. He
Source Matt Poole

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