P-47C Thunderbolt 41-6227 of the 63rd Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group USAAF crashed on Horsehill Tor at the head of Edale on the 25th April 1943 after being caught by severe turbulence in a thunderhead and entering a spin. The aircraft was being ferried from Speke to Horsham St Faith following maintenance work on the aircraft
|John E. Coenen||2nd Lieutenant||Pilot||Injured|
John Coenen was injured when he landed heavily on what is now the Pennine Way at Upper Booth after bailing out on realising that he was not going to get control before the aircraft hit the ground. The aircraft dived under power into the ground.