Crash site of Vickers Wellington HE466 on Foel Grach in the Carneddau area of Snowdonia

12th February 1943
Wellington Mk.X HE466
No.30 OTU, RAF
Foel Grach, Conwy

The crew of Wellington HE466 were on a cross country navigation training flight from RAF Hixon near Stafford when they flew into the north eastern side of Foel Grach in … Continue reading “1943-02-12|Wellington Mk.X|HE466|No.30 OTU, RAF|Foel Grach, Conwy”

Crash site of Vickers Wellington Mk.III DF611 at Newhaven between Buxton and AShbourne, Derbyshire

10th April 1943
Wellington Mk.III DF611
No.30 OTU, RAF
Newhaven, Derbyshire

The crew of DF611 took off from Seighford for an infrared bombing exercise at 04:50, a hour into the flight the aircraft’s engines lost power.  The pilot, Sergeant Ronald Jones … Continue reading “1943-04-10|Wellington Mk.III|DF611|No.30 OTU, RAF|Newhaven, Derbyshire”

Crash site of Vickers Wellington Mk.III BK347 on Whernside, North Yorkshire.

21st April 1944
Wellington Mk.III BK347
No.30 OTU, RAF
Whernside, North Yorkshire

The aircraft appears in a photograph that is published in numerous books carrying the unit code BT-Z, however at the time of the crash the aircraft was carrying the code … Continue reading “1944-04-21|Wellington Mk.III|BK347|No.30 OTU, RAF|Whernside, North Yorkshire”