Crash site of Vickers Wellington Mk.III DV678 at Chatsworth Park near Bakewell, Derbyshire

11th June 1943
Wellington Mk.IC DV678
No.14 OTU, RAF
Chatsworth, Bakewell

While flying at 6700ft on a day cross country flight from RAF Cottesmore both engines began to mis-fire, though the main failure was in the Port engine,and the pilot could … Continue reading “1943-06-11|Wellington Mk.IC|DV678|No.14 OTU, RAF|Chatsworth, Bakewell”

Crash site of Vulcan XH536 on Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Brecon Beacons

11th February 1966
Vulcan B. Mk.2 XH536
Cottesmore Wing, RAF
Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Powys

The crew of Vulcan XH536, from No.9 Squadron, took off at 13:26 on the 11th February 1966 from RAF Cottesmore near Oakham in Rutland for a cross country flight. The … Continue reading “1966-02-11|Vulcan B. Mk.2|XH536|Cottesmore Wing, RAF|Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Powys”