On 15th April 1942 Lysander III V9793 of 7 AGS hit HT cables on high ground and crashed 2 miles East of Port Talbot.
Also on 15th April 1942 Blenheim IV Z6253 of 1 AGS suffered an engine cut causing it to stall and spin into the ground in an attempted forced landing at Tyle House Farm, Burrygreen, Teynoldston.
And again, on 15th April 1942 Spitfire I X4844 of 53 OTU bellylanded at Stormy Down after its engine cut. Repaired on site by Vickers and returned to 53 OTU.
S.W.A.G History Site Message Board
Welcome aboard to new editors Mike Freshney & Tony Price
To access the SWAG Trip site or the Cardiff Airport Blog click the photos below
If you have any information or pictures that you could contribute to the site it would be much appreciated. I can be contacted by email by clicking HERE