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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

EVENTS for 9th December

On 9th December 1940, at 03:12, Wellington IC T2520/KO-A of 115 Sqn strayed off track on the return from a raid on Bordeaux and crashed into a hillside at Cefn-y-strad near Tredegar. Three of the crew, including the pilot, are buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery, while the rest were taken to their home towns for burial.

On 9th December 1947 Buckmaster T.1 VA361 of 19 MU belly landed at St.Athan after the starboard undercarriage failed to lower.

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