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”

Crash site of Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV V6099 on Elidir Fawr, Llanberis

31st March 1943
Blenheim Mk.IV V6099
No.13 OTU, RAF
Elidir Fawr, Gwynedd

The crew of the aircraft were carrying out a day cross country navigation exercise from RAF Bicester in Oxfordshire during the 31st March 1943. At some point during the flight … Continue reading “1943-03-31|Blenheim Mk.IV|V6099|No.13 OTU, RAF|Elidir Fawr, Gwynedd”

Remains of Mosquito TA525 at the crash site near Castle Bolton, Wensleydale, Yorkshire

14th February 1946
Mosquito F.B. Mk.VI TA525
No.13 OTU, RAF
Castle Bolton, North Yorkshire

de Havilland Mosquito F.B Mk.VI TA525 of No.13 OTU dived into the ground after loss of control in cloud on the morning of the 14th February 1946 near to Castle Bolton whilst on a solo training flight   Gebines La Hei Sergeant Vl. Z.M. (Royal Netherlands Navy) Pilot Killed