ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 100753
Last updated: 20 February 2017
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Narrative:Crashed during a forced landing having diverted to Fairwood Common, low on fuel the captain Lt H.Helmberger instructed the crew to bail out however the flight engineer Sgt J.C Walsh refused. In the ensuing crash landing he was killed as he hadn't properly secured his harness.
Consolidated B-24H Liberator
|Owner/operator:||720th Bomb Squadron, 450th Bomb Group, USAAF|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Fairwood Common, Swansea -
Swansea at War
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