B-26G Martin Marauder, s/n: 43-34142
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.
Allen, Eelan J pilot survived with severe injuries, left arm amputated.
5 other crew members lost their lives. Their names not known
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.
Operator: USAAF Air Transport
Details on aircraft: Youtube, Wikipedia.