Liberator “Harry” crash remembered 75 years later


The worst accident in Canadian military aviation history took place on October 20, 1943, when a Consolidated B-24 Liberator aircraft crashed on a flight between Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Mont-Joli, Québec. Twenty-four Royal Canadian Air Force personnel perished.

On Sunday, September 30, 2018, the Saint-Donat Municipal Cemetery in Saint-Donat, Quebec, hosted a commemorative ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the crash and remembering the 24 victims.

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