Wreckage at the crash site of Blackburn Botha L6202 on Llwytmor

28th August 1943
Botha Mk.I L6202
No.11 RS, RAF
Llwytmor, Gwynedd

No.11 Radio School at Hooton Park was responsible for the training of new wireless operators through a course of ground school and airborne practice. On the 28th August 1943 L6202 … Continue reading “1943-08-28|Botha Mk.I|L6202|No.11 RS, RAF|Llwytmor, Gwynedd”

Alan at the crash site of Avro Anson Mk.I MG445 on Slieau Ruy, Laxey

3rd January 1946
Anson Mk.I MG445
Slieau Ruy, Laxey

F/Sgt Beller and his crew had taken off from Jurby during the morning of the 3rd January 1946. They flew to Hooton Park near Ellesmere Port to collect Mr Williams … Continue reading “1946-01-03|Anson Mk.I|MG445|No.5 ANS, RAF|Slieau Ruy, Laxey”

Crash site of Gloster Meteor WH383 and WH384 near Edgworth, Bolton, Lancashire

14th November 1953
Meteor F. Mk.8 WH383 & WH384
No.610 Sqn, RAuxAF
Edgworth, Lancashire

The two jet aircraft, lead by F/Lt Mercer, a resident of Bolton, had taken off from Hooton Park near Ellesmere Port (now mostly covered by the Vauxhall car plant) on … Continue reading “1953-11-14|Meteor F. Mk.8|WH383 & WH384|No.610 Sqn, RAuxAF|Edgworth, Lancashire”