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Peak District Air Accident Research

Peak District Air Accident Research

Peak District Air Accident Research

Bristol 170 Freighter Mk.21E (Wayfarer) G-AICS, flew into Winter Hill in poor visibility the 27th February 1958.

Bristol 170 Freighter / Wayfarer G-AICS

Image : The A.J. Jackson Collection, Brooklands Museum, http://www.ajjcollection.co.uk

 

Crew / Passengers Rank - If Applicable Position e.g. Pilot Status
Edward Michael Hornby Cairnes Captain Pilot Injured
William Henry Howarth First Officer Co-pilot Injured
Jennifer Curtis Ms Stewardess Injured
Thomas Adams Mr Passenger Killed
John Cannan Bridson Mr Passenger Killed
Norman Hull Brown Mr Passenger Killed
William Ralph Cain Mr Passenger Killed
William Ralph Caine Mr Passenger Killed
Thomas Alfred Callow Mr Passenger Injured
Thomas Edward Christian Mr Passenger Killed
Ernest Raymond Clague Mr Passenger Killed
Robert Henry Corkill Mr Passenger Killed
George William Corlett Mr Passenger Killed
Daniel Charles Corlett Mr Passenger Killed
William Neville Corlett Mr Passenger Killed
Louis Arthur Cowin Mr Passenger Killed
John Douglas Craine Mr Passenger Killed
James William Crellin Mr Passenger Killed
John James Crennell Mr Passenger Killed
John Albert Cretney Mr Passenger Killed
Thomas James Crosbie Mr Passenger Injured
William Norman Ennett Mr Passenger Injured
John Wade Fargher Mr Passenger Killed
Thomas Joseph Gilbertson Mr Passenger Killed
Arthur Leslie Gleave Mr Passenger Killed
David Charles Harding Mr Passenger Killed
William Arthur Harding Mr Passenger Killed
Douglas Malcolm Howarth Mr Passenger Killed
Frederick Andrew Kennish Mr Passenger Injured
Leslie Stewart Kneale Mr Passenger Killed
George Walter Selwyn Lace Mr Passenger Killed
Frank Leece Mr Passenger Killed
James Harold Lindsay Mr Passenger Killed
Victor James McMahon Mr Passenger Killed
William Russel Moore Mr Passenger Killed
John Bayliss Parkes Mr Passenger Killed
Edward Partington Mr Passenger Died of Injuries
Charles Edward Staley Mr Passenger Killed
William Arthur Tonkin Mr Passenger Killed
Thomas Alma Watts Mr Passenger Killed
Thomas William Williams Mr Passenger Killed
Harold Williamson Mr Passenger Injured

Edward Partington died in Bolton Royal Infirmary shortly after the crash as a result of the injuries he had suffered in the crash.

 

Crash site of Bristol Freighter / Wayfarer G-AICS on Winter Hill, Bolton, Lancashire

Above is all that we found on the surface at the crash site of G-AICS, it is skinning from the aircraft.

 

Rotax maker's plate from an engine starter motor

However just under the surface are a number of items.

One such piece discovered at the site was the plate from a component made by Rotax, they made the Starter Motors and Magnetos for the engines.

 

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