Crash site of Fairey Battle K7589 on Pumlumon Cwmbiga, Hafren Forest, Powys

6th October 1938
Battle K7589
No.226 Sqn, RAF
Pumlumon Cwmbiga, Powys

The crew were on a cross country flight from Harwell to Bardsey Island and back when they entered poor weather over mid-Wales. To the west of Llanidloes P/O MacEwan lost … Continue reading “1938-10-06|Battle|K7589|No.226 Sqn, RAF|Pumlumon Cwmbiga, Powys”

Memorial at the crash site of Fairey Battle Mk.I L5499 in woodland at Calverton, Nottinghamshire

13th October 1940
Battle Mk.I L5499
No.300 Sqn, RAF
Calverton, Nottinghamshire

The crew were on a sortie from RAF Swinderby, along with five other aircraft from the Squadron, to attack the harbour and shipping at Calais. They had taken off at … Continue reading “1940-10-13|Battle Mk.I|L5499|No.300 Sqn, RAF|Calverton, Nottinghamshire”

Fairey Battle Mk.I at the Royal Air Force Museum

24th August 1941
Battle Mk.I K9221
No.16 FTS, RAF
Dore, Sheffield