ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155923
Last updated: 6 February 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:29-JAN-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Owner/operator:511 Squadron Royal Air Force (511 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AM913
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Talbenny, Pembrokeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Unknown
Destination airport:RAF Talbenny
Narrative:
On final approach the pilot lost control of the aircraft as the result of an engine's explosion. Aircraft came down in a field few miles from the runway threshold. Quickly on the spot, rescue teams were able to evacuate eight occupants seriously injured, while eleven others were found dead.

According to the Royal Air Force an engine exploded on approach and broke off, putting the aircraft in a situation that the pilot was unable to control.

The pilot F/O K.C.R Maskell (114382) & Brigadiers G.M Stewart &V.Dykes were among those killed

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/Fiches%20d%27accidents/1943/AM913.htm]
New Link: https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-consolidated-b-24a-co-liberator-raf-talbenny-11-killed
Pembrokeshire Aviation Group


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2013 06:57 ryan Added
08-Feb-2017 06:48 ORD Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2018 17:05 Nepa Updated [Operator]
14-Aug-2018 20:15 Anon. Updated [Source]
13-Jan-2020 05:37 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description