Crash site of Bristol Bulldog K3939 at Onecote near Leek, Staffordshire

26th November 1934
Bulldog T.M. K3939
No.3 FTS, RAF
Onecote, Leek

The aircraft dived into the ground shortly after being abandoned by its pilot who had become lost in cloud. He had been part of a formation of Bulldog aircraft from … Continue reading “1934-11-26|Bulldog T.M.|K3939|No.3 FTS, RAF|Onecote, Leek”

Bristol Bulldog at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon

4th January 1936
Bulldog T.M. K3936
No.3 FTS, RAF
Butterton, Leek

The pilot of the aircraft was on a solo training flight from RAF Grantham when the aircraft’s Jupiter engine failed. LAC Maurice-Gwillyn attempted to force land in a field on … Continue reading “1936-01-04|Bulldog T.M.|K3936|No.3 FTS, RAF|Butterton, Leek”

Crash site of Hunting Jet Provost XM453 near Ribblehead, Yorkshire

21st November 1983
Jet Provost T. Mk.3A XM453
No.3 FTS, RAF
Ribblehead, North Yorkshire

The aircraft suffered a multiple bird strike while on a low level training flight. This caused the engine to loose power, following loss of power the two crew abandoned the … Continue reading “1983-11-21|Jet Provost T. Mk.3A|XM453|No.3 FTS, RAF|Ribblehead, North Yorkshire”