Napier Dagger engine from Hawker Hector K8096 on Red Pike, Cumbria

8th September 1941
Hector K8096
Red Pike, Cumbria

Hector K8096 was being transferred from No.1 School of Army Co-operation at Old Sarum near to Salisbury to No.18 Maintenance Unit at Dumfries where it was likely to go into … Continue reading “1941-09-08|Hector|K8096|No.1 SAC, RAF|Red Pike, Cumbria”

Area of White Edge Moor near Sheffield where Vickers Wellington Z8491 crashed

6th February 1942
Wellington Mk.II Z8491
No.12 Sqn, RAF
White Edge Moor, Totley

On the 6th February crews from No.12 Squadron at RAF Binbrook in Lincolnshire were tasked with bombing the French port of Brest, among them was the crew of Z8491, a … Continue reading “1942-02-06|Wellington Mk.II|Z8491|No.12 Sqn, RAF|White Edge Moor, Totley”