Wellington bomber R1011 on Bleaklow

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Wellington bomber R1011 on Bleaklow

Crashed in poor visibility on 30 January 1943. 2 of the 5 crew survived.
Flight Lieutenant Anthony Winter Lane, Pilot Officer Charles Douglas Brown, and Sgt Raymond Gerard Rouse were killed. Pilot Officer Grisdale and Sgt Miller were injured.
This was a training flight. Those killed were in the nose of the Wellington.

This photo appeared in the Feb 2009 issue of Britain At War magazine.

Details from Peakland Air Crashes – the North (2006) by Pat Cunningham.

One comment on “Wellington bomber R1011 on Bleaklow
  1. pasujoba says:

    Congratulations Ian , Its fantastic to be in print . I cannot believe that this one has slipped me by before now .

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