Vickers-Armstrong Wellington III, Z1572, twin-engined long range bomber powered by 1,425 hp. Bristol Hercules XLs. Five or six crew. Built at Chester, this aircraft was issued on January 7, 1942 and served with Nos. 75,
115, 419 and 427 Squadrons before being struck off charge on April 30, 1945.
Nicknamed “Wimpy” this aircraft formed the mainstay of RAF Bomber Command operations over Europe during the first half of World War II.