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Avro Anson MG804 crashed on Foel-fras in north Wales on 12 July 1944 during a night navigation exercise killing one of the crew.
Flight Sergeant Biffen (pilot, killed)
Flight Sergeant Standring (wireless operator, killed though this record may be incorrect, see below)
Pilot Officer Sibthorpe (navigator, survived)
Sergeant Dalton (bomb aimer, survived)
Sergeant Lorrimer (wireless operator under tuition, survived)
Edit 31 October 2020 – Please see comment below by Andrew Biffen, grandson of Flight Sergeant Biffen.
The hill in the far distance in the photo above is Carnedd Dafydd
Grid ref from Peakwreckhunters SH 69617 67586
Debris remaining at the crash site. I could not see the 11 foot long section of wing seen in other photos. It could be some distance from the crash site or it could have been stolen.