ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145662
Last updated: 31 October 2014
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Date:14-NOV-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Liberator
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force
Registration: Unkown
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Katunayake -   Sri Lanka
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Station Negombo
Destination airport:RAF Station Negombo
Narrative:
The RAF Consolidated Liberator was on a trial flight from RAF Station Negombo but crashed soon after take off. The aircraft crashed at night into a coconut plantation. 7 of the 15 crew on board died in the crash

Sources:
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=37I-AAAAIBAJ&sjid=SEwMAAAAIBAJ&pg=3188,6006118&dq=raf+liberator+crash&hl=en


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16-May-2012 00:00 ryan Added
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