Grumman Avenger Mk.II JZ390 of No.763 Naval Air Squadron, Royal Navy, flew into Great Gully above Wastwater in the west of the Lake District on the 16th January 1945 while on a training flight from RNAS Inskip in Lancashire
|Bernard John Kennedy RCNVR||Lieutenant||Pilot||Killed|
|Gordon Fell RNVR||Midshipman||Navigator||Killed|
|Phillip Royston Mallorie RN||Leading Airman||Wireless Operator||Killed|
The crew were on a night training flight from RNAS Inskip on the Fylde between Preston and Blackpool and while flying south along the west coast of the Lake District strayed inland and flew into the rock face close to Great Gully above Wastwater killing all three airmen.
Wreckage was spread over a large area of the rock face and screes below, the Mountain Rescue Team from RAF Millom attended and were able to get into the lower parts of Great Gully where most of the wreckage had fallen to.