On 8th May 1941 Hurricane lIA Z2324 of 32 Sqn failed to recover from an attack on a target and dived into the sea off Pembrey Sands.
On 8th May 1944 Ansons LV300 & MG131 of 7 AGS collided and crashed 1.5 miles off Porthcawl Point, killing all 8 on board.
On 8th May 1949 Kirby Cadet TX.1 TS430 of 68 GS crashed at St.Athan. The glider was making a short hop of 25'-30' but the ATC cadet pilot let the aircraft stall and it crashed nose first and turned onto its back.
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