Videos tagged with plane crash
Fred Folkard served in the RAF from 1941 working as an engine-man. He was shipped out straight away to Far East and travelled to many places including Casablanca, Freetown and Bombay, the whole time his family not knowing having no idea where he was. In this interview Fred recounts his experiences during the Second World War and even tells of a near-miss experience where he almost died in a plane crash in China.
A pre-war member of the RAFVR, Flt Lt William Walker was called to full time service in September 1939 when he joined 616 Squadron. Here he talks about signing up and early flights that he had..and crashing a training plane at 200mph and surviving!