Crash site of B-26C 41-35791 on Cronk ny Arrey Laa, Isle of Man - Copyright Peak District Air Accident Research

4th July 1944
B-26C 41-35791
322nd BG, USAAF
Cronk ny Arrey Laa, Port Erin

While being ferried from Andrew’s Field in Essex to Langford Lodge in Northern Ireland the aircraft flew into Cronk ny Arrey Laa on the west coast of the Isle of … Continue reading “1944-07-04|B-26C|41-35791|322nd BG, USAAF|Cronk ny Arrey Laa, Port Erin”

Crash site of Avro Anson Mk.I AX177 on Cronk ny Arrey Laa

13th November 1944
Anson Mk.I AX177
No.1 (O)AFU, RAF
Cronk ny Arrey Laa, Port Erin

The aircraft was on a night navigation exercise from Wigtown in southern Scotland, the aircraft’s route was to be from Wigtown to Eggerness Point > Whithorn > Ballyquinton Point > … Continue reading “1944-11-13|Anson Mk.I|AX177|No.1 (O)AFU, RAF|Cronk ny Arrey Laa, Port Erin”

Undercarriage wreckage at the crash site of Handley Page Halifax G-AJNZ on Cronk ny Arrey Laa

28th September 1948
Halifax C. Mk.8 G-AJNZ
World Air Freight
Cronk ny Arrey Laa, Port Erin

The aircraft was flying the last of six round trips from Speke, Liverpool, to Nutts Corner, Northern Ireland, it was scheduled to make during the 27th/28th September.  The aircraft had … Continue reading “1948-09-28|Halifax C. Mk.8|G-AJNZ|World Air Freight|Cronk ny Arrey Laa, Port Erin”