Date & Time: Dec 9, 1942
Type of aircraft:
Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Accra – Georgetown – Natal – Belém
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
On the leg from Georgetown to Natal, on a flight from Accra to Belém, the four engine aircraft crashed into the Atlantic ocean, some 410 km west of the Ascension Island. SAR operations were conducted but eventually suspended after few days as no trace of the aircraft nor the crew was found. The last radio contact was recorded at 0337LT.