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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192962
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:30-OCT-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Liberator
Owner/operator:224 Squadron Royal Air Force (224 Sqn RAF)
Registration: FK242
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fullamoor Farm, Dartmoor -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Beaulieu base in Hampshire
Destination airport:Beaulieu base in Hampshire
Narrative:
On the evening of 30th October 1942, Liberator IIIa FK242 of 224 Squadron was returning from an A/S patrol over the Bay of Biscay when it crashed at Fullamoor Farm on the edge of Dartmoor. Six of the seven crew died but there was one survivor.

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?16341-224-Squadron-Liberator-FK242
http://www.stalbansreview.co.uk/news/15031868.New_plaque_to_mark_the_site_of_WW2_RAF_bomber_crash/


Revision history:

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20-Jan-2017 08:00 gerard57 Added

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