WELLINGTON R1465

Date of Crash: July 6th, 1942 Event and Historical Information:This Wellington was built by Vickers at Chester and assigned to 22 Operational Training Unit (OTU) at Wellesbourne Mountford. It was being flown by a Canadian crew on 6 July 1942 when the aircraft met heavy cloud. It is believed that Read more…

LANCASTER W4929

Date of Crash: September 5th 1943 Event and Historical Information:On 5 September 1943, this Lancaster was undertaking a cross-country night flying exercise from Winthorpe when it crashed north of Fan Foel at around 620m. The crew comprised Sgt N T Duxbury, pilot; Pilot Officer V R Folkerson, navigator; Sgt R Read more…

WELLINGTON MF509

Date of Crash: November 20th 1944 Event and Historical Information:On 20 November 1944, a Vickers Wellington MF509 assigned to 22 Operational Training Unit at Wellesbourne Mountford crashed on Carreg Goch at around 520m. The aircraft was on cross-country night flying training exercise when it developed trouble with its starboard engine. Read more…

VAMPIRE VZ106

Date of Crash: October 9th 1953 Event and Historical Information:On 9 October 1953, this Vampire VZ106 was assigned to 233 OCU was undertaking a training flight from RAF Pembrey. It crashed on the west slope of Fan Hir at around 620m. The crewman was killed.

WELLINGTON BJ607

Date of Crash: September 25th, 1942 Event and Historical Information:On 25 September 1942, this Wellington was assigned to 12 Operation Training Unit (OTU) at Chipping Warden and was undertaking a cross-country night flying exercise when it crashed south of Fan Hir at around 510m. The cause given was that the Read more…

MATHO KANGRI(5960m) & NUN(7135m)

September 1st – 27th 2021: Climb two of the best peaks in Ladakh in 2021 · A chance to climb one of the less technically demanding 7000m+ peaks in the Indian Himalayas – Nun 7135m · Acclimatisation climb on Martho  Kangri (5960m) Please contact me via www.bigfootservices.co.uk for the full itinerary.