Memorial Plaque to crew of 11 OTU Wellington T2905

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Reference WMO264709

Address:

St. Andrew's Park

Off Sommerville Rd

Bristol

BS7 9AE

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Memorial Plaque and information board remember those killed in the crash of 11 OTU Wellington T2905 when their aircraft crashed at this site on 30/04/41 It had departed Bassingbourn for a routine night Cross-Country NAVEX. During the sortie the aircraft became lost and collided with the cables of Barrage Balloon cables protecting the city of Bristol. With an almost immediate loss of control, the aircraft crashed in St Andrews Park at 2140. Three crew were killed and two were injured. Additionally, an RAF Airmen at the Balloon site and two civilians were injured on the ground
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