Date & Time: Dec 28, 1944 at 1425 LT
Type of aircraft:
Handley Page H.P.57 Halifax III
Elvington - Elvington
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While being prepared for a bombing mission over Möchengladbach, a fire broke out in the cargo bay and a bomb exploded. Four other detonations occurred, disintegrating the aircraft and killing thirteen airmen. Five others were seriously injured.