Faro (no mar)
Consolidated PB4Y-1 (B-24 J) Liberator BuN 63931
Port Lyuatey (Marroco) → Port Lyuatey (Marroco)
Lt Richard Trum USA
Lt John Woodrow Eden USA
Arm3c Earl Edgar Bowers USA †
Arm3c George Austin Doane USA †
Arm3c Donald Eugene Peterson USA †
Arm3c Frank William Taylor USA †
Arm3c William Richardson Stultz USA
Arm3c Rex Lee Mccoy USA
Arm3c Julian O'neil Pearce USA
Ens. Clarence Arthur Miller USA †
Amm2c Lyle Van Hook USA
The pilot lost the orientation and endend up in the south coast of Portugal, thinkig they were near Port Lyautey, in Marroco.
The forced landing was made on the sea and five of the eleven men died.
The survivors were piked up by three fishermen that transported them to land and were sent to hospital in Faro. Two of these men had severe injuries and were sent immediatly to Lisbon.
* Lyle Van Hook
* Gordon Brandt