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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155923
Last updated: 10 October 2019
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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, pilot lost control of the aircraft as a result of an engine's explosion. Aircraft came down in a field few miles from runway threshold. Quickly on the spot, rescue teams were able to evacuate eight occupants seriously injured while eleven others were killed.

According to the Royal Air Force, an engine exploded on approach and broke off, causing 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 amongst those killed

Sources:

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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]

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