Consolidated B-24H Liberator #42-50762 crash at North Barrule, Isle of Man

On 6th July 1944, a Liberator took off from Langford Lodge Airfield, Co. Antrim. All 5 crew members died when the American plane came down on the Isle of Man.

On 6th July 1944 Consolidated B-24H Liberator #42-50762 crashed into high ground at North Barrule, southwest of Ramsey on the Isle of Man. Discrepancies in records suggest the plane was either called “Flossie” or “Flassie”.

The experienced and highly-decorated crew had taken off from Langford Lodge Airfield, Co. Antrim on a ferry flight across to Great Britain. The incident took place in low-cloud and claimed the lives of all 5 crew members onboard.

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