Sevenoaks Chronicle Article (1971)

I was kindly contacted recently by Adam Sampson, grandson of the late Ken Anscombe who ran the Halstead War Museum in Kent. Adam has been sorting through Ken’s paperwork and found an article from the Sevenoaks Chronicle.

The article was written at the time of a dig in 1971, televised live for the TV program “Magpie”, to recover the Hurricane of another 229 Squadron aircraft that crashed in a nearby field about 10 minutes before Malcolm’s crash.

The eyewitness descriptions of Malcolm’s crash adds to the information provided by my friend David Baldwin, whose Mother and Grandfather lived opposite the field and witnessed everything.

Read the full article

Sevenoaks Chronicle Article (June 1971)

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