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 Liberator KH276



B.VI; ex 44-44147; dld Dorval 27.9.44; to India, arr Karachi 8.10.44; 159 Sqn [X]; shot down by flak off Elephant Point 29.12.44; SOC 25.1.45. 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  29 Dec 44 Aircraft Name  Liberator VI Serial Number  KH276
Unit  159 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  
Aircrew details WO Arthur James Lander Stewart* (1394873)
Details Took off at 1717 to lay mines in the Rangoon River estuary in bright moonlight. It was seen to crash in flames after being hit by light anti-aircraft fire. The skipper was 1394873 W/O Arthur James Lander Stewart. The crew of 9 are missing, with no known graves. Shot down by flak off Elephant Point
Source Matt Poole

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Liberator VI KH276

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantNorman DENNERLY (1623291) Liberator KH276 1944-12-29159 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantJames Carruthers HETHERINGTON (2210508) Liberator KH276 1944-12-29159 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantRonald Denis HILTON (1233506) Liberator KH276 1944-12-29159 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Warrant OfficerCharles John HOLFORD (1268205) Liberator KH276 1944-12-29159 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantDonald Anthony KELLY (3030010) Liberator KH276 1944-12-29159 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantRonald John LEWIS (1582372) Liberator KH276 1944-12-29159 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantArthur Ronald PRICE (574169) Liberator KH276 1944-12-29159 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Flight SergeantThomas Vernon RAINE (1000570) Liberator KH276 1944-12-29159 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
Warrant OfficerArthur James Lander STEWART (1394873) Liberator KH276 1944-12-29159 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial


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