B-26G Martin Marauder,  s/n: 43-34142Martin Marauder B 26B bomber in flight

The Incident:

Aircraft was on ferry flight from the USA to Europe, with fuelling stop at Meeks Airfield
At landing at Meeks Airfield, the aircraft was heavily damaged and written off.

The Crew:

Allen, Eellen J and his crew survived.

The Aircraft:

Mfg.: Glenn L. Martin Company
Type: Martin B-26 Marauder, Medium Bomber
Marauders were used by the RAF and SAAF as the Marauder Mk III.
S/N: 43-34142
Operator: USAAF Air Transport

Details on aircraft: YoutubeWikipedia.

USAAF aircraft loss list.