Wreckage at the crash site on Foel Wen of Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV L4873

23rd March 1940
Blenheim Mk.IV L4873
No.90 Sqn, RAF
Foel Wen, Powys

The bodies of the three crew of the aircraft were removed from the crash site by medical personnel from No.11 FTS at RAF Shawbury. They were all buried at St … Continue reading “1940-03-23|Blenheim Mk.IV|L4873|No.90 Sqn, RAF|Foel Wen, Powys”

Bristol Mercury engine from Blenheim Mk.IV L9039 at the Craig yr Ysfa cliffs

8th April 1940
Blenheim Mk.IV L9039
No.13 OTU, RAF
Craig yr Ysfa, Conwy

The aircraft was on a formation cross country flight with two other Blenheim aircraft when it flew into the top of Craig yr Ysfa, after contact was lost with the … Continue reading “1940-04-08|Blenheim Mk.IV|L9039|No.13 OTU, RAF|Craig yr Ysfa, Conwy”