Wreckage at the crash site of Douglas Boston Z2186 on Carnedd Dafydd, Snowdonia, Wales

17th October 1942
Boston Mk.III Z2186
No.418 Sqn, RCAF
Carnedd Dafydd, Gwynedd

The interesting fact that I noticed with the crew was that two of them were navigators, since Air Observer was the term used used for the combined role of navigator … Continue reading “1942-10-17|Boston Mk.III|Z2186|No.418 Sqn, RCAF|Carnedd Dafydd, Gwynedd”

Small quantity of wreckage at the crash site of Airspeed Oxford LB537 on Cornel Min near Llyn Crafnant

13th January 1945
Oxford Mk.I LB537
No.418 Sqn, RCAF
Cornel Min, Conwy

On the morning of the 13th January 1945 four personnel from No.418 Sqn took off in the unit’s Airspeed Oxford to fly to RAF Abbotsinch near to Glasgow (now the … Continue reading “1945-01-13|Oxford Mk.I|LB537|No.418 Sqn, RCAF|Cornel Min, Conwy”