Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIC PG472 of No.11 (P)AFU crashed on Whimberry Hill in the Smithills area near Bolton, on the 2nd February 1945

Hawker Hurricane


Thomas Stanley Taylor Flight Sergeant Pilot Killed


Wreckage at the crash site of Hawker Hurricane PG472, Whimberry Hill, Smithills, Winter Hill, Bolton, Lancashire
Above is the crash site of PG472, the site was excavated by LAIT in September 2001 which accounts for the unusually large amount of wreckage for a Hurricane crash site on lower ground in the Pennines.