March 21st In Aviation History

BBMF Lancaster passing the towers of the Derwent Reservoir, re-enacting the training maneuvers required for Operation Chastise, earlier this year. ( Image Credit: Air Team Canon)

March 21st marks the 70th anniversary of the formation of 617 Sqn (Dambusters) at RAF Scampton. This picture was taken 5 years ago to commemorate the 65th anniversary with the BBMF Lancaster passing the towers of the Derwent Reservoir at about 100 feet – an unforgettable experience.

BBMF Lancaster passing the towers of the Derwent Reservoir ( Image Credit Air Team canon)
BBMF Lancaster passing the towers of the Derwent Reservoir ( Image Credit Air Team canon)

 

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