Lifting the propeller from the crash site of Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle V1604

11th March 1944
Albemarle Mk.II V1604
No.42 OTU, RAF
Ashbourne, Derbyshire

The aircraft, Albemarle Mk.II V1604 of No.42 Operational Training Unit had taken off from Ashbourne at 23:42 on the 11th March 1944 on a cross country flight.  After some 3 … Continue reading “1944-03-11|Albemarle Mk.II|V1604|No.42 OTU, RAF|Ashbourne, Derbyshire”

Crash site of Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle P1463 at Bradbourne near Ashbourne, Derbyshire

30th March 1944
Albemarle G.T. Mk.I P1463
No.42 OTU, RAF
Bradbourne, Ashbourne

P/O Revitt was tasked with providing dual night training to the two trainee pilots, being what was termed a “screened pilot” with the pupils actually flying the aircraft. They had … Continue reading “1944-03-30|Albemarle G.T. Mk.I|P1463|No.42 OTU, RAF|Bradbourne, Ashbourne”