Cotgrave Golf Course, Nottinghamshire
Vickers Wellington II W5365
Vickers Wellington II W5365, 12 Sqn RAF Tollerton - 8th February 1941
8th February 1994
Next to clubhouse, Cotgarve Golf Course. Private.
12 Sqn was at the time of the crash dispersed from RAF Binbrook to nearby RAF Tollerton. The aircraft was on gunnery training flight when the pilot encountered control problems. Recovering once, he had just recovered again but not in time. The aircraft struck an oak tree next to golf club house and crashed in forced landing whilst trying to recover to Tollerton, killing six on board.
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