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Serial Number: KG875
Aircraft Mk & Type Mk VI Liberator
Squadrons: 31 SAAF
Details: Missing from supply drop over northern Italy, 13.10.44
 
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This aircraft was flown by one of twenty crews; sixteen from 31 SAAF Squadron and four from 34 SAAF Squadron, detailed to drop supplies on four DZs in northern Italy.  The aircraft left base in the late afternoon of 12 October and flew into very bad weather with greatly reduced visibility. KG875 crashed at Valprato Soana.

 

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