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No. 160 Squadron RAF

Left to Right: Ron Adams, Bert ......, F/Lt Trotter (Capt), Murray Livingstone, ""Nobby""...... The photos is inscribed ""Air Test Kings"" and taken (most likely) on 13th August 19944 on completion of a flight Madras-KKS. The aircraft is Liberator GR.V BZ828, 160 Sqn ""M"". Picture & Text Courtesy of BoB Livingstone

This is Liberator GR.VI EV819, pranged at Allahabad 12th June 1944. On posting to 160 Sqn, the Trotter crew were allotted this aircraft to deliver to the squadron at Kankesurantai. On take-off from Allahabad at 0745, they hit a truck full of Indians who crossed the runway against a red from the tower, killed a number of them, and damaged the starboard main undercarriage and #4 prop. There was an almighty ""Bang!"" as they hit the truck, and Trotter said, ""What the hell was that?"". My father, who was stand

This is Liberator GR.VI EV819, pranged at Allahabad 12th June 1944. On posting to 160 Sqn, the Trotter crew were allotted this aircraft to deliver to the squadron at Kankesurantai. On take-off from Allahabad at 0745, they hit a truck full of Indians who crossed the runway against a red from the tower, killed a number of them, and damaged the starboard main undercarriage and #4 prop. There was an almighty ""Bang!"" as they hit the truck, and Trotter said, ""What the hell was that?"". My father, who was stand