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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26132
Last updated: 20 October 2018
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Date:04-JAN-1946
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Liberator Mk VIII
Owner/operator:111 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (111 OTU RAF)
Registration: KK331
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lunde -   Norway
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into high grounds during night in a blizzard, propably attempting a forced landing.
Equipped for anti-submarine service, left Lossiemouth for an exercise at 13:30 GMT over North Sea. Crew buried in Eiganes graveyard, Stavanger, Norway.

Sources:

https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sirdal-ulykken
http://ktsorens.tihlde.org/flyvrak/lunde.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
24-Apr-2012 11:37 Masen63 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Jan-2013 07:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Aug-2013 13:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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