BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page was last updated in February 2012We've left it here for reference.More information

12 July 2014
Accessibility help
Text only
WW2 - People's War

BBC Homepage
BBC History
WW2 People's War Homepage Archive List Timeline About This Site Print this page 

Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

 

German pilot crashes near Primative Chapel

by cornwallcsv

You are browsing in:

Archive List > United Kingdom > Cornwall

Contributed by 
cornwallcsv
People in story: 
Christine Trembath
Location of story: 
Camborne, Cornwall
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4094507
Contributed on: 
20 May 2005

This story was submitted to the People's War website by Claire Shaw on behalf of Christine Trembath, the author and has been added to the site with her permission. The author fully understands the site's terms and conditions.

I was playing outside my grandparents house in Century Road, West Camborne. When a plane flew over me, it was about 10 feet above my head. So close I could see the German pilot looking down at me. It missed Primative Chapel and crashed in "gelly", there was nothing left of the plane.

© Copyright of content contributed to this Archive rests with the author. Find out how you can use this.

Archive List

This story has been placed in the following categories.

Cornwall Category
icon for Story with photoStory with photo

Most of the content on this site is created by our users, who are members of the public. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not those of the BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of any external sites referenced. In the event that you consider anything on this page to be in breach of the site's House Rules, please click here. For any other comments, please Contact Us.



About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy