Crash site of Fairey Albacore Mk.i X9152 at Carr House Green, Lancashire

22nd October 1943
Albacore Mk.I X9152
No.766 Sqn, RN
Carr House Green Common, Lancashire

The crew was on a night training flight from RNAS Inskip between Preston and Blackpool and had taken off from the No.4 runway at approximately 22:30. Shortly after getting airborne … Continue reading “1943-10-22|Albacore Mk.I|X9152|No.766 Sqn, RN|Carr House Green Common, Lancashire”

Wreckage at the crash site of Supermarine Seafire SW826 on The Drum near Elgin

5th July 1948
Seafire Mk.15 SW826
No.766 Sqn, RN
The Drum, Moray

The pilot had been due to carry out a high altitude training flight from RNAS Lossiemouth, but his oxygen equipment was not functions as it should so he joined a … Continue reading “1948-07-05|Seafire Mk.15|SW826|No.766 Sqn, RN|The Drum, Moray”