Blog Posts: March 2020

Commemorating 70 Years since the Bethesda Bomber Tragedy

On the evening of 14 March 1950 an Avro Lincoln heavy bomber took off on a routine night navigation training flight from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire. Several hours later, instead of returning to Scampton as planned the huge plane crashed into the Carneddau mountains above Bethesda over 200 miles away. None of the crew survived.

Publication date: 2 March 2020