This fantastic shot was taken by Nick Rhodes, of Hasland, of the Lancaster flying over Hardwick Hall
This fantastic shot was taken by Nick Rhodes, of Hasland, of the Lancaster flying over Hardwick Hall

15 photos as iconic Lancaster Bomber takes to the skies over Derbyshire to mark Dambusters anniversary

Residents were treated to the sight of a Lancaster Bomber above Derbyshire this weekend – as the anniversary of the historic Dambusters raids was marked.

Monday, 16th May 2022, 12:40 pm

The legendary plane flew past Doe Lea and Hardwick Hall this weekend – with Monday, May 16 marking the 79th anniversary of the bouncing bomb raids on Germany in 1943.

Crowds gathered on Saturday and Sunday for two spectacular flyovers, as the aircraft took part in an RAF Bomber Command Remembrance flight.

See 15 photos of the Lancaster Bomber as it passed through Derbyshire’s skies.

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