Donald Campbell's daughter marks 50th anniversary of Bluebird crash

 Donald leaves the boathouse to make his attempt on his own water speed record, which ended tragically in his death- Getty Images
Donald leaves the boathouse to make his attempt on his own water speed record, which ended tragically in his death- Getty Images

The daughter of record-breaker Donald Campbell has placed flowers at the spot where he died on Coniston Water 50 years ago.

Gina Campbell said she was “humbled” his achievements were still recognised, half a century on from his death.

She and former friends and colleagues took to the water as part of several days of events to mark the anniversary.

Campbell died at 08:51 GMT on 4 January 1967, while trying to break his own water speed record in Bluebird.

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