North American P-51D Mustang 44-64084 of the 366th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, crashed near Glossop on the 29th May 1945 while being ferried from Debden to Speke. On the same flight P-51D 44-72181 crashed on Castleshaw Moor on the northern edge of the Peak District
|Darnby H. Wilhoit||Flight Officer||Pilot||Killed|
The aircraft flew into rising ground at high speed while the pilot was attempting to get below low cloud to ascertain his position. Witnesses saw the aircraft perform a sharp turn (possibly trying to avoid terrain ahead) before striking the ground, the crash caused a crater some 18ft in diameter.