9 February 1943 Liberator II AL591 Return Ferry Service. Ran out of fuel and crash-landed in a blizzard with sever icing conditions 10 miles north east of Gander, killing nineteen of 21 on board. Crew and passengers. F A. Dugan . American civilian. Pilot + Sgt. J R. Elding. RAF. Pilot + G P M. Eves. British civilian. Pilot + T R. Harmes. British civilian. Pilot + Sgt. H L B. Lewis. RAF. Pilot + R M. Lloyd. American civilian. Pilot + Sgt. D J. Owen. RAF. Pilot + Sgt. G P. Pollard. RAF. Pilot. (Died in hospital) J. Stagner. American civilian. Pilot + Sgt. W H. Kyle. RCAF. Navigator + P/O. R I. Scott. RCAF. Navigator + F J. Brown. British civilian. Radio Officer + J D. Jones. British civilian. Radio Officer + F. Scrafton. Canadian civilian. Radio Officer + R. Wadsworth. British civilian. Radio Officer + E G. Longley. Canadian civilian. Flight Engineer + J B. Merriman, British civilian. Flight Engineer + I W. Wilmot. Canadian civilian. Flight Engineer + Lt-Col. L T, Grove. British Army. Passenger + Survivors Captain R.E. Parker Jr and P/O G.N. Abelson. Movement history of Liberator II AL591 Construction Number. 89 Operated by the Ferry Command Communications Squadron 20 December 1941- 2 April 1942 Took on Charge Dorval 3 April 1942 To BOAC for the Return Ferry Service. First Return Ferry Service eastbound to Prestwick 25 July 1942, onward to Cairo on 30 July 1942 returning 6 August 1942. First Return Ferry service westbound Prestwick – Gander 12 August 1942. Crash-landed Gander 9 February 1943. Rear fuselage of AL591, Gander.