Wreckage at the crash site of Miles Martinet MS554 on West Bolton Moor in the Yorkshire Dales

4th December 1943
Martinet T.T. Mk.I MS554
No.1651 Flight, RAF
West Bolton Moor, North Yorkshire

The pilot and passenger were engaged on a weather reconnaissance flight from RAF Dalton when they became lost in lost cloud and flew into the ground on West Bolton Moor … Continue reading “1943-12-04|Martinet T.T. Mk.I|MS554|No.1651 Flight, RAF|West Bolton Moor, North Yorkshire”

Bristol Mercury engine from Martinet HN888 in Cwm Bwch

21st December 1945
Martinet T.T. Mk.I HN888
No.595 Sqn, RAF
Great Rhos, Powys

The two officers had taken off from RAF Aberporth bound for Castle Bromwich in the West Midlands. When they failed to arrive a search was started with four Spitfires searching … Continue reading “1945-12-21|Martinet T.T. Mk.I|HN888|No.595 Sqn, RAF|Great Rhos, Powys”