Final Flights Volume II, by John Evans

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Final Flights Volume II, by John Evans

Final Flights Volume II, by John Evans

Book published by Paterchurch in 2010, 70 pages. Square paperback - c.21cm by 21cm. (N6303)

From the rear side cover: This is the second in the series on the 'Final Flights' of aircraft involved in accidents and incidents in the west Wales area. It spans 70 or so years - from early seaplane trials and mishaps in the Milford Haven Waterway before The Great War to casualties in World War II and losses, both civilian and military, in the 1970s and 1980s. Chapters include:

    Mudbank scuppers seaplane pioneers (Burney X.2 September 1912)
    Bunkered on Golf Course (Armstrong Whitworth Siskin September 1930)
    Fighters down and out (Supermarine Spitfire N3268 August 1940)
    Day of Disaster for the flying Eightballs (Consolidated B-24Ds 4123806 & 4123771 January 1943)
    Friendly Fire Incident (Halifax II JD306 September 1943)
    Peace after tragedy (Lancaster IW4929 September 1943)
    Lightening strikes twice (Whitley VLA882 November 1943)
    Last flight of a Seafire (Supermarine Seafire NX906 November 1944)
    Tragic chapters for photo recce unit. And more!

The book is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs.

Condition of the book is excellent. The covers are clean and bright, the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is a small price sticker on the rear side cover

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