Lockheed P-38G Lightning 42-12928 of the 78th Fighter Group crashed on Baxton Fell on the 26th January 1943
|Stephen L. White||2nd Lieutenant||Pilot||Killed|
The aircraft was one of a number of aircraft being ferried from Goxhill in North Lincolnshire to Langford Lodge in Northern Ireland, it collided with 42-12905 while over Lancashire and dived into moorland on Baxton Fell in the Forest of Bowland. The aircraft was seen by an estate worker diving out of the cloud in which the collision had occurred with the pilot making no attempt to abandon the aircraft. The other aircraft, piloted by 1st Lt Perry crashed just over one mile to the south on Dunsop Fell.