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apparently there were 2 crashes.. an RAF mosquito crashed near the reservoir and an rcaf (Canadian) stirling got too close to aycliffe and was shot down near the elephants trunk by our own guns... oops - also a bus was attacked by a German plane in the same area
I was in the Shildon Operatic Society about 1970 to 1974. I really enjoyed it. We did such shows as Oliver, the Sound of Music and South Pacific. I was sorry to hear that they are no longer performing. I do not live in Shildon any more. I live in Idaho, USA. I like it but I miss Shildon alot. It will always be (...Read full memory)