Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV Z5746 of No.2 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit RAF crashed near to Ringinglow on the 26th January 1941

Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV


Jack Robson Sergeant Pilot Killed
Ifor King Parry-Jones Pilot Officer Observer Killed
Eric Brown Sergeant Wireless Operator / Air Gunner Killed


The crew were on a night cross country navigation flight from Catfoss in Yorkshire when the aircraft flew into Burbage Moor near Ringinglow. The aircraft was recorded as having strayed from the planned course.

No wreckage has been found and a number of locations suggested for the crash, RAF records and the death certificate for P/O Parry-Jones only give the location as Burbage Moor.

Grave of Sergeant Eric Brown at St Michael's Cemetery, Dumfries
The crew were buried at various locations in the UK, this is Sgt Brown’s final resting place in Dumfries (St Michael’s) Cemetery.