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Harling Farm, Norfolk

Crash site

Detailed history

C-109 42-49245 crashed here on 8 January 1945. Thomas Carter, Pilot. The crew died. The owner of the farm remembers the crash; his mother remembered looking out her window to see the plane flying right toward her. The pilot then sheered off, missing the buildings.

Accident report lists Thomas B Carter as the pilot of C-109 44-49245. Flying from Eccles, station 548. Group 61. Crashed 1.2 miles SE of Snetterton.

Connections

People

  • Thomas Carter

    Military | Major | Pilot | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

  • James Cook

    Military | Captain | Co-pilot | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

  • Alva Everett

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

  • Jack Lloyd

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

  • Peter Lonchar

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109 crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

Aircraft

  • 44-49245

    B-24 Liberator
    This aircraft was actually a C-109 transport, which crashed when take-off power was lost on 8 January 1945. It narrowly missed Harling Farm in East Harling, Norfolk. All crew lost.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2015 17:13:33 usxpat Changes to history
Sources

Atkins collection

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2015 13:06:13 usxpat Created entry with name, number, known as, latitude, longitude, history and media associations
Sources

Atkins private collection

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