Page 4 of 4 FirstFirst 1234
Results 31 to 35 of 35

Thread: Rattlesden

  1. #31
    Senior Member TommyUSA's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Posts
    488

    Default Re: Rattlesden

    Rattlesden in the snow. Winter 1944-1945. From 447th website.

    Rattlesden.jpg

    Tom

  2. #32
    Senior Member TommyUSA's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Posts
    488

    Default Re: Rattlesden

    Looks like an a/c taking off from the 36 runway - bottom left corner. You can see both it and its shadow.

    Tom

  3. #33
    SuperMod stevie's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Leicestershire - (OTU County)
    Posts
    1,632

    Default Re: Rattlesden

    Here's a few pics from a recent visit with REF. It was getting a bit late and the light was fading fast -





















    Cheers
    Steve

  4. #34
    Senior Member jason's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Norwich, Norfolk
    Posts
    763

    Default Re: Rattlesden

    Nice set of pictures Steve, i see you visited the Bloodhound site too. This has to be one of the best preserved sites around, i'm unsure whether or not it's listed?

  5. #35
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    6

    Default Re: Rattlesden

    Quote Originally Posted by airfields man View Post





    These photo-copies include, The Control Tower [only wartime photograph he had] The Fire hut people again.The remains of a B-17 that exploded on 21-4-1944. He was at school at the time, 10.30am. Nine men were killed . P47 the only one at Rattlesden, wheel collapased on landing. B-17 jumped the chocks while being tested and crashed into the fuel bowser. The hardstanding where this happened is still there. It shook his house which is half a mile or so away. Five aircraft were involved in the explosion.
    Hi
    Great pictures . Do you know where the hard standing is where the B17 crashed into the fuel bowser?

Page 4 of 4 FirstFirst 1234

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •