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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145663
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:18-FEB-1942
Time:04:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Liberator I
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force
Registration: AM925
C/n / msn: X120
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nutts Corner, Belfast, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nutts Corner
Destination airport:Nutts Corner
Narrative:
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator of No.120 Squadron was based at Nutts Corner in Belfast. The Liberator was part of a Anti-submarine patrosl during WW2. One the Anti-submarine patrols was AM925. The aircraft took off but struck a radio mast. The tail came off and the aircraft crashed into a filed between the airfield and Belfast road. The aircraft caught fire killing all on board.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.ww2talk.com/forum/war-air/33728-120-squadron-liberator-crash.html]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consolidated_Liberator_I


Revision history:

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16-May-2012 00:00 ryan Added

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