Memorial at the crash site of Fairey Battle Mk.I L5499 in woodland at Calverton, Nottinghamshire

13th October 1940
Battle Mk.I L5499
No.300 Sqn, RAF
Calverton, Nottinghamshire

The crew were on a sortie from RAF Swinderby, along with five other aircraft from the Squadron, to attack the harbour and shipping at Calais. They had taken off at … Continue reading “1940-10-13|Battle Mk.I|L5499|No.300 Sqn, RAF|Calverton, Nottinghamshire”

Inscription on the memorial stone near the crash site of Handley Page Halifax Mk.III MZ519 at Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire

6th July 1944
Halifax Mk.III MZ519
No.578 Sqn, RAF
Fansfield, Nottinghamshire

Handley Page Halifax Mk.III MZ519 / LK-U of No.578 Squadron, RAF, crashed close to the village of Farnsfield in Nottinghamshire on the 6th July 1944 while returning the Burn in Yorkshire from Croixdalle where it had taken part in an attack on V-1 launch sites   Reginald Parfitt Pilot Officer, RAFVR Pilot Killed Brian Grahame … Continue reading “1944-07-06|Halifax Mk.III|MZ519|No.578 Sqn, RAF|Fansfield, Nottinghamshire”