Accident Consolidated B-24/LB-30A Liberator II AL591, Tuesday 9 February 1943
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Date:Tuesday 9 February 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Consolidated B-24/LB-30A Liberator II
Registration: AL591
Fatalities:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:10 miles from Gander, NL -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Prestwick, Scotland (PIK/EGPK)
Destination airport:Gander (CYQX)
Ran out of fuel and crashed 10 miles from Gander in a harsh winter blizzard.
19 occupants killed.


- Air-Britain Archive, September 2012, p. 101
- Ocean Air Bridge, History of RAF Ferry Command, p. 255

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
09-Jun-2013 12:13 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Nov-2018 08:10 gerard57 Updated [Source]
18-Sep-2022 05:07 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
30-Jul-2023 06:55 Cosmo Updated

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