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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:Friday 10 August 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Liberator C.VII (C-87)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: EW618
MSN: 28
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Shaibah RAF Station (   Iraq)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Shaibah RAF Station, Iraq
Narrative:
The aircraft caught fire on approach to RAF Shaibah. It burned out after landing.

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