B-24D Liberator, s/n 42-40615B 24 Liberator in flight view from right

The Incident:

Forced landing at Meeks Field due to engine failure. Aircraft was on Ferry Flight from
Presque Isle USA to England.

The Crew:

Utsey, Pierce T O and his crew survived.

The Aircraft:

B24D Liberator
Designed and Manufactured by Consolidated Aircraft of San Diego.
S/N: 42-40615
Operator: US Air Transport Command

Details on aircraft: WikipediaYoutube