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AVRO Lincoln crash Snowdon area



Original Poster:

1,044 posts

74 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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My dad was stationed at Scampton and on duty the night 3 their Lincolns on exercise were diverted to Valley(fog at Scampton),2 landed safley RF511 didn't.
Recently by pure coincidence my father overheard a conversation regarding Valley in the '50's,it turns out the gentleman speaking had been in the control tower the night of the crash.

Simpo Two

63,873 posts

164 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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Tragic that someone can complete 50 sorties in wartime and then fly into a hill in peacetime.

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