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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 100124
Last updated: 25 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24D Liberator
Owner/operator:67th BSqn /44th BGp USAAF
Registration: 41-23806
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:New House Farm, Dreenhill, Pembrokeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Shipdham/AAF Sta.115
Destination airport:
Crash-landed at New House Farm, Dreenhill due to fuel exhaustion. Three crew members died. The plane was engaged in bombing the submarine pens in St. Nazaire, France. Named "Bat outta Hell"
1Lt R.B Erwin Jnr
2Lt C.E Swanson
2Lt T.G Deavanport
The surviving crew members:
2Lt J.J Gavin
S/Sgt H.V Simmons
S/Sgt T.A Laskowski
Sgt D.O Perry
Sgt L.O McCarthy
Sgt G.L Kelsey
Sgt R.J Reasoner



Revision history:

23-Apr-2015 14:08 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2017 06:48 ORD Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
17-Dec-2018 06:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
21-Dec-2019 09:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative, Operator]
23-Jan-2020 20:43 Anon. Updated [Departure airport]
12-Apr-2020 16:09 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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