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Wednesday, 15 September 2010

North American Mustang P51 - Storm Crash 1945

Event and Historical Information:
On 20 June 1945, a North American Mustang P51 was caught in a severe thunderstorm and crashed into the sea near RAF Valley. The Mustang was from 356 Fighter Group, based as Martlesham Heath. The pilot was killed.

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One of the many thousands of fascinating records to be found on Coflein. Find further air crash sites in Wales and around its coastline using the free online database from the Royal Commission.

Coflein is the online database for the National Monuments Record of Wales (NMRW), the national collection of information about the historic environment of Wales.

Coflein allows free access to details of many thousands of archaeological sites, monuments, buildings and maritime sites in Wales, together with an index to the drawings, manuscripts and photographs held in the NMRW archive collections.

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