Delta Disaster: Fatal RAF Vulcan Heathrow crash

A record-breaking flight by a Vulcan turned into tragedy when a landing went wrong. Andrew Brookes recounts the events of that fateful day

Harry Broadhurst was a Hendon display pilot before 1939. In Fighter Command ‘Broady’ was awarded a DSO and a DFC and a bar with both. He became the youngest Air Vice-Marshal when given command of that most individualistic of all flying organisations, the Desert Air Force.

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