Wreckage at the crash site of Armstrong Whitworth Atlas J9043, Grinton Moor, Yorkshire

6th November 1928
Atlas Mk.I J9043
No.26 Sqn, RAF
Grinton Moor, North Yorkshire

The aircraft was on a flight from RAF Catterick, near Richmond, when in poor weather a little over 10 miles from the airfield it dived near vertically into the ground … Continue reading “1928-11-06|Atlas Mk.I|J9043|No.26 Sqn, RAF|Grinton Moor, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of Lockheed Hudson N7294 near Captain Cooks Monument, Easby Moor

11th February 1940
Hudson Mk.I N7294
No.220 Sqn, RAF
Easby Moor, Great Ayton

The aircraft was being used to carry out a patrol from Thornaby. Shortly after take off the aircraft’s windscreen iced up blocking forward vision, shortly after this occurring the aircraft … Continue reading “1940-02-11|Hudson Mk.I|N7294|No.220 Sqn, RAF|Easby Moor, Great Ayton”

Wreckage at the crash site of Armstrong Whitworth Whitley T4138 on Arden Great Moor, North Yorkshire

16th December 1940
Whitley Mk.V T4138
No.77 Sqn, RAF
Arden Great Moor

Three of the crew, P/O Miller, Sgt Gilbert and Sgt Thorpe had previously survived the ditching of Whitley T4151 off the Northumbrian coast a month before this crash.

Memorial at the crash site of Hurricane P3522 on Caldbergh Moor, Colsterdale, Yorkshire

10th January 1941
Hurricane Mk.I P3522
No.213 Sqn, RAF
Caldbergh Moor, North Yorkshire

During the morning of 10th January 1941 Sergeant Bruce was on an air test from RAF Leconfield near Beverley, East Yorkshire, in Hurricane P3522. He had been flying in formation … Continue reading “1941-01-10|Hurricane Mk.I|P3522|No.213 Sqn, RAF|Caldbergh Moor, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of Lockheed Hudson T9371 on Pamperdale Moor near Ingleby Arncliffe, North Yorkshire

22nd January 1941
Hudson Mk.II T9371
No.220 Sqn, RAF
Pamperdale Moor, Ingleby Arncliffe

The aircraft was on ferry flight from St Eval in Cornwall back to Thornaby. At about 11:30 the aircraft crashed on Pamperdale Moor and burned out. Thomas Joseph McHugh was … Continue reading “1941-01-22|Hudson Mk.II|T9371|No.220 Sqn, RAF|Pamperdale Moor, Ingleby Arncliffe”

Wreckage at the crash site of Bristol Blenheim K7076 on Arnagill Moor, Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire

27th January 1941
Blenheim Mk.I K7076
No.54 OTU, RAF
Arnagill Moor, North Yorkshire

The pilot of the aircraft was on a training flight from RAF Church Fenton when the aircraft crashed on Arnagill Moor between Pateley Bridge and Colsterdale. P/O Graham was later … Continue reading “1941-01-27|Blenheim Mk.I|K7076|No.54 OTU, RAF|Arnagill Moor, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of Hawer Hurricane L1670 on Ravenseat Moor, Whitsun Dale, Keld, North Yorkshire

31st March 1941
Hurricane Mk.I L1670
No.55 OTU, RAF
Ravenseat Moor, North Yorkshire

Pilot Officer Hill was on formation flying exercise from Usworth near Sunderland when the engine of L1670 began to overheat and caught fire. With glycol coolant leaking from the engine … Continue reading “1941-03-31|Hurricane Mk.I|L1670|No.55 OTU, RAF|Ravenseat Moor, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Z6663

9th June 1941
Whitley Mk.V Z6663
No.51 Sqn, RAF
Bank Foot, Ingleby Greenhow

Whitley Mk.V Z6663 coded MH-D of 51 Squadron RAF, crashed at Bank Foot near Ingleby Greenhow on the 9th June 1941 while returning from Dortmund   Gordon Stubbs Flight Sergeant Pilot Killed James Raymond Pertwee Pilot Officer Pilot Killed William Charles Goy Roper Sergeant Observer Killed Charles Frederick Ranson Sergeant Wireless Operator / Air Gunner … Continue reading “1941-06-09|Whitley Mk.V|Z6663|No.51 Sqn, RAF|Bank Foot, Ingleby Greenhow”

Looking from the crash site of Wellington N2848 towards Great Whernside

30th January 1942
Wellington Mk.IC N2848
No.18 OTU, RAF
Starbotton Fell, North Yorkshire

The Polish crew of Wellington N2848 were on a cross-country navigation training flight from RAF Bramcote in Warwickshire to Carlisle, Newcastle and Hull. The weather on the 30th January 1942 … Continue reading “1942-01-30|Wellington Mk.IC|N2848|No.18 OTU, RAF|Starbotton Fell, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the crash site of Handley Page Halifax L9619

16th February 1942
Halifax Mk.II L9619
No.10 Sqn, RAF
Keld, North Yorkshire

The crew were one of six crews from No.10 Squadron, stationed at RAF Leeming, detailed to attack the French port of St Nazaire during the night of the 15th/16th February … Continue reading “1942-02-16|Halifax Mk.II|L9619|No.10 Sqn, RAF|Keld, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the crash site of Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Z9221 on Kirkby Malzeard Moor, Ripon, Yorkshire

28th March 1942
Whitley Mk.V Z9221
No.77 Sqn, RAF
Kirkby Malzeard Moor, North Yorkshire

The crew were returning to RAF Leeming near Northallerton from an unsuccessful sortie against the French port of St Nazaire when the aircraft crashed on Kirkby Malzeard Moor to the … Continue reading “1942-03-28|Whitley Mk.V|Z9221|No.77 Sqn, RAF|Kirkby Malzeard Moor, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of Hawker Hurricane AG680 near Keld, Yorkshire

12th June 1942
Hurricane Mk.IIB AG680
No.5 FPP, ATA
Great Sled Dale, North Yorkshire

Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIB AG680 of No.5 Ferry Pilots Pool crashed in Great Sled Dale near Keld in North Yorkshire on the 12th June 1942 while being ferried form Henlow to Silloth   Alexander Ronald Leslie-Melville First Officer Pilot Killed  

Crash site of Wellington DV718 on Blake Hill, Great Whernside, Kettlewell, Yorkshire

2nd September 1942
Wellington Mk.IC DV718
No.11 OTU, RAF
Riggs Moor, North Yorkshire

The crew of DV718 were similarly tasked to the crew of Z8808, but had taken off from RAF Bassingbourne to complete a night cross country navigation flight. During the flight … Continue reading “1942-09-02|Wellington Mk.IC|DV718|No.11 OTU, RAF|Riggs Moor, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of Wellington Z8808 on Gouthwaite Moor near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire

2nd September 1942
Wellington Mk.IC Z8808
No.11 OTU, RAF
Ashfold Gill Head, North Yorkshire

Several trainee crews from No.11 OTU were briefed to fly a night cross country flight for the night of the 2nd September 1942, some took off from the unit’s main … Continue reading “1942-09-02|Wellington Mk.IC|Z8808|No.11 OTU, RAF|Ashfold Gill Head, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of North American Mustang AG586 on Fountains Earth Moor, Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire

15th December 1942
Mustang Mk.I AG586
No.613 Sqn, RAF
Fountains Earth Moor, North Yorkshire

The pilot was on a formation flying exercise from RAF Ouston in Northumberland, in poor weather he became separated from the rest of the flight and being unable to locate … Continue reading “1942-12-15|Mustang Mk.I|AG586|No.613 Sqn, RAF|Fountains Earth Moor, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of Dornier 217 4342 U5+GR on Easterside Hill, Hawnby, North Yorkshire

17th December 1942
Do217E-4 4342 / U5+GR
KG2, Luftwaffe
Easterside Hill, Hawnby

The aircraft was being used to take part in a night raid against York. The crew had departed their home base at Deelan in Holland and while flying the inbound … Continue reading “1942-12-17|Do217E-4|4342 / U5+GR|KG2, Luftwaffe|Easterside Hill, Hawnby”

Crash site of Halifax W1146 on Great Shunner Fell, Keld, Yorkshire

28th January 1943
Halifax Mk.II W1146
No.1659 HCU, RAF
Great Shunner Fell, North Yorkshire

The crew had taken off from Leeming for a cross county navigation exercise, while returning to Leeming the aircraft struck the ground on the north eastern side of Great Shunner … Continue reading “1943-01-28|Halifax Mk.II|W1146|No.1659 HCU, RAF|Great Shunner Fell, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of Avro Lancaster Mk.I ED481 on Hawnby Hill, North Yorkshire

30th January 1943
Lancaster Mk.I ED481
No.9 Sqn, RAF
Hawnby Hill, Hawnby

Although Flight Sergeant Nelson was serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force he was in fact American, being from Wilkinsburg Pennsylvannia. The crew had carried out a sortie against Hamburg … Continue reading “1943-01-30|Lancaster Mk.I|ED481|No.9 Sqn, RAF|Hawnby Hill, Hawnby”

Crash site of Vickers Wellington Mk.III BJ778 on Black Intake Moor, North Yorkshire

12th February 1943
Wellington Mk.III BJ778
No.427 Sqn, RCAF
Black Intake Moor, Chop Gate

Wellington Mk.III BJ778 ZL-A of No.427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force flew into Black Intake Moor whilst returning from a raid against La Havre in France on the 12th February 1943   Oscar Philip Edwin Ronald J. Adlam Sergeant Pilot Killed Bryan Dunn Flying Officer Navigator Killed Arnold Charles Clifford Sergeant Bomb Aimer Killed William … Continue reading “1943-02-12|Wellington Mk.III|BJ778|No.427 Sqn, RCAF|Black Intake Moor, Chop Gate”

Wreckage at the crash site of Bristol Beaufighter Mk.I R2152 on Urra Moor, North Yorkshire

28th April 1943
Beaufighter Mk.I R2152
No.2 OTU, RAF
Urra Moor, Chop Gate

The crew were on a training flight from RAF Catfoss in East Yorkshire when the aircraft crashed into the heather moor land on Urra Moor causing the it to completely … Continue reading “1943-04-28|Beaufighter Mk.I|R2152|No.2 OTU, RAF|Urra Moor, Chop Gate”

Wreckage at the crash site of Halifax DG404 on Brown Hill Plain, Heathfield Moor, Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire

12th July 1943
Halifax Mk.V DG404
No.1663 HCU, RAF
Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire

The aircraft was on night cross country exercise from Rufforth, the crew encountered bad weather and the aircraft flew into high ground. None of the four surviving crew members lived … Continue reading “1943-07-12|Halifax Mk.V|DG404|No.1663 HCU, RAF|Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire”

Memorial plaque near the crash site of Vickers Wellington HZ251 at Low Bradley, Skipton, North Yorkshire

23rd September 1943
Wellington Mk.XI HZ251
No.6 OTU, RAF
Low Bradley, Skipton

The crew of HZ251 had flown a cross country navigation exercise on the 22nd September from their home station at RAF Silloth in Cumbria, they landed at RAF Skipton-on-Swale near … Continue reading “1943-09-23|Wellington Mk.XI|HZ251|No.6 OTU, RAF|Low Bradley, Skipton”

Wreckage at the crash site of Halifax DT578 on Great Whernside, Kettlewell, Yorkshire Dales

23rd November 1943
Halifax Mk.II DT578
No.1658 HCU, RAF
Great Whernside, North Yorkshire

The aircraft crashed close to where later B-17G 44-8683 and Mosquito N.F. Mk.36 RL197 crashed.

Wreckage at the crash site of Halifax JB926, Slipstone Crags, Colsterdale, Yorkshire

23rd November 1943
Halifax Mk.II JB926
No.1658 HCU, RAF
Slipstone Crags, North Yorkshire

One other aircraft from its unit were lost on the same night, this being DT578 on Great Whernside, the 1180 states that the aircraft was possibly in collision with DT578 … Continue reading “1943-11-23|Halifax Mk.II|JB926|No.1658 HCU, RAF|Slipstone Crags, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the crash site of Miles Martinet MS554 on West Bolton Moor in the Yorkshire Dales

4th December 1943
Martinet T.T. Mk.I MS554
No.1651 Flight, RAF
West Bolton Moor, North Yorkshire

The pilot and passenger were engaged on a weather reconnaissance flight from RAF Dalton when they became lost in lost cloud and flew into the ground on West Bolton Moor … Continue reading “1943-12-04|Martinet T.T. Mk.I|MS554|No.1651 Flight, RAF|West Bolton Moor, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of Handley Page Halifax LW334 on Black Hambleton near Osmothery, North Yorkshire

18th January 1944
Halifax Mk.II LW334
No.1659 HCU, RAF
Black Hambleton, Osmotherley

Handley Page Halifax Mk.II LW334 of No.1659 Heavy Conversion Unit RAF, crashed on the eastern side of Black Hambleton near Osmotherley on the 18th January 1944 while on a day time cross country flight from Topcliffe   Joseph Pierre Lavallee RCAF Flying Officer Pilot Killed Richard George Kimball RCAF Sergeant Navigator Killed Wilfred Leger Boisvert … Continue reading “1944-01-18|Halifax Mk.II|LW334|No.1659 HCU, RAF|Black Hambleton, Osmotherley”

Main crash site of Halifax LL178 on Kepwick Moor in the North Yorkshire Moors

18th March 1944
Halifax Mk.V LL178
No.434 Sqn, RCAF
Nr Kepwick

The aircraft flew into the high ground to the south of Arden Great Moor while returning to RAF Croft from a “Gardening” mine laying operation off Heligoland in poor weather. … Continue reading “1944-03-18|Halifax Mk.V|LL178|No.434 Sqn, RCAF|Nr Kepwick”

Crash site of Vickers Wellington Mk.III BK347 on Whernside, North Yorkshire.

21st April 1944
Wellington Mk.III BK347
No.30 OTU, RAF
Whernside, North Yorkshire

The aircraft appears in a photograph that is published in numerous books carrying the unit code BT-Z, however at the time of the crash the aircraft was carrying the code … Continue reading “1944-04-21|Wellington Mk.III|BK347|No.30 OTU, RAF|Whernside, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the crash site of Stirling EE975 on Old Cote Moor, Littondale, Yorkshire

14th August 1944
Stirling Mk.III EE975
No.1660 HCU, RAF
Old Cote Moor, North Yorkshire

“The aircraft was on a night cross country at about 8000 feet. The first engineer reports feathering the port outer as the cylinder head temp was dropping right off and … Continue reading “1944-08-14|Stirling Mk.III|EE975|No.1660 HCU, RAF|Old Cote Moor, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the crash site of Avro Lancaster NF963 near Ellingstring, Yorkshire

4th October 1944
Lancaster Mk.I NF963
No.550 Sqn, RAF
Ellingstring, North Yorkshire

Lancaster Mk.I NF963 broke up in mid air on killing 6 of the 7 crew, the pilot escaping when the cockpit disintegrated around him. Some of the crew did manage … Continue reading “1944-10-04|Lancaster Mk.I|NF963|No.550 Sqn, RAF|Ellingstring, North Yorkshire”

Memorial at the crash site of Handley Page Halifax Mk.III LK878 at Felixkirk, Thirsk, North Yorkshire

15th January 1945
Halifax Mk.III LK878
No.1659 HCU, RAF
Felixkirk, North Yorkshire

On the 15th January 1945 Flying Officer Mooney and his crew were briefed to carry out local flying with circuits and landing practice from RAF Topcliffe to the southwest of … Continue reading “1945-01-15|Halifax Mk.III|LK878|No.1659 HCU, RAF|Felixkirk, North Yorkshire”

Excavation of the crash site of North American Mustang Mk.III FX931 at High Bentham, North Yorkshire

14th February 1945
Mustang Mk.III FX931
No.61 OTU, RAF
High Bentham, North Yorkshire

Sergeant Struniewski, a member of the Polish Air Force and on No.54 Course at 61 OTU, was briefed, along with four other pilots, for a day cross country flight from … Continue reading “1945-02-14|Mustang Mk.III|FX931|No.61 OTU, RAF|High Bentham, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage below the crash site of B-17G 44-8683 on Greath Whernside, North Yorkshire.

17th May 1945
B-17G 44-8683
388th BG, USAAF
Great Whernside, North Yorkshire

Following the end of the war in Europe many units were winding down or in some cases preparing to move to the Far East where the war was continuing against … Continue reading “1945-05-17|B-17G|44-8683|388th BG, USAAF|Great Whernside, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the crash site of Wellington HE226, Bycliffe, Conistone, Wharfedale, Yorkshire

28th May 1945
Wellington Mk.X HE226
No.17 OTU, RAF
Bycliffe Moor, North Yorkshire

Wellington Mk.X HE226 of No.17 OTU crashed on Bycliffe Moor near Conistone in Wharfedale, North Yorkshire on the 28th May 1945 whilst on a cross country flight from Turweston   Edward Cyril Cole Warrant Officer Pilot Killed James Mann Sergeant Navigator Killed Arthur John Griffiths Flight Sergeant Bomb Aimer Killed John Duncan Sergeant Wireless Op. … Continue reading “1945-05-28|Wellington Mk.X|HE226|No.17 OTU, RAF|Bycliffe Moor, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the crash site of Supermarine Spitfire SM278 on Arden Great Moor, North Yorkshire

16th September 1945
Spitfire Mk.XVI SM278
No.567 Sqn, RAF
Arden Great Moor

The pilot was returning the aircraft from Acklington to Manston following the celebration of Battle of Britain day at the former.

Wreckage at the crash site of Avro Lancaster RA571 on Beamsley Beacon, Yorkshire

5th November 1945
Lancaster Mk.I RA571
No.429 Sqn, RCAF
Beamsley Beacon, North Yorkshire

Avro Lancaster B. Mk.I RA571 of No.429 Squadron RCAF, flew into Beamsley Beacon, Ilkley in West Yorkshire, on the 5th November 1945 whilst on a training flight from RAF Leeming   Walter Fred Conley Pilot Officer Pilot Killed Arnold Emerson Stinson Sergeant Flight Engineer Killed Alan Price Coleman Flying Officer Navigator Injured Wallace Ewing Lang … Continue reading “1945-11-05|Lancaster Mk.I|RA571|No.429 Sqn, RCAF|Beamsley Beacon, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the crash site of Barracuda DR306 on Whernside, Ribblehead, Yorkshire

15th December 1945
Barracuda Mk.II DR306
No.769 Sqn, RN
Whernside, North Yorkshire

The pilot was on a cross country flight from Rattray when the aircraft struck Whernside in low cloud. The pilot was extremely lucky in that he was able to walk … Continue reading “1945-12-15|Barracuda Mk.II|DR306|No.769 Sqn, RN|Whernside, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the crash site of de Havilland Mosquito NT544 near Keld, Yorkshire

10th January 1946
Mosquito N.F. Mk.30 NT544
No.54 OTU, RAF
Keld, North Yorkshire

de Havilland Mosquito N.F. Mk.30 NT544 of No.54 OTU crashed near Keld in Swaledale in North Yorkshire on the 10th January 1946 while the aircraft was on a training flight from RAF Leeming   Thomas Abel Roskilly Flight Lieutenant Pilot Killed Sidney Arthur Whiting Flight Sergeant Navigator Killed  

Remains of Mosquito TA525 at the crash site near Castle Bolton, Wensleydale, Yorkshire

14th February 1946
Mosquito F.B. Mk.VI TA525
No.13 OTU, RAF
Castle Bolton, North Yorkshire

de Havilland Mosquito F.B Mk.VI TA525 of No.13 OTU dived into the ground after loss of control in cloud on the morning of the 14th February 1946 near to Castle Bolton whilst on a solo training flight   Gebines La Hei Sergeant Vl. Z.M. (Royal Netherlands Navy) Pilot Killed  

Wreckage at the crash site of Supermarine Spitfire F.R. Mk.14 NM814 on Coldbergh Edge, Keld, Yorkshire

3rd July 1948
Spitfire F.R. Mk.14 NM814
No.611 Sqn, RAuxAF
Coldbergh Edge, North Yorkshire

The pilot was flying with two other aircraft that day from 611 Sqn’s home base of Woodvale to Morpeth and back on a cross country navigation exercise.  The flight quickly … Continue reading “1948-07-03|Spitfire F.R. Mk.14|NM814|No.611 Sqn, RAuxAF|Coldbergh Edge, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage at the crash site of de Havilland Mosquito RL197 on Great Whernside, Kettlewell, Yorkshire

13th December 1948
Mosquito N.F. Mk.36 RL197
No.228 OCU, RAF
Great Whernside, North Yorkshire

The two crew were on a training exercise from RAF Leeming near Northallerton when they flew into the western face of Great Whernside a short way below its summit in … Continue reading “1948-12-13|Mosquito N.F. Mk.36|RL197|No.228 OCU, RAF|Great Whernside, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of Supermarine Spitfire PK617 on Commondale Moor, North Yorkshire

13th February 1949
Spitfire Mk.22 PK617
No.608 Sqn, RAuxAF
Raven Gill, Commondale

The pilot was on a training flight from Thornaby when his aircraft dived into the ground while he was performing low level aerobatics.

Crash site of de Havilland Canada Chipmunk WD326 near Malham, Yorkshire

27th June 1953
Chipmunk T. Mk.10 WD326
No.19 RFS, RAF
Malham, North Yorkshire

The two crew had taken the aircraft out on a training flight from Woodvale.  F/O Vallance, who was a lecturer in botany at Liverpool University, had planned to fly to … Continue reading “1953-06-27|Chipmunk T. Mk.10|WD326|No.19 RFS, RAF|Malham, North Yorkshire”

Crash site of North American Sabre XD733, Hood Hill, North Yorkshire

21st September 1954
Sabre F. Mk.4 XD733
No.66 Sqn, RAF
Hood Hill, Kilburn

The pilot had been carrying out a night cross country exercise from RAF Linton-on-Ouse having taken off at 20:15. About an hour later he returned to the York area from … Continue reading “1954-09-21|Sabre F. Mk.4|XD733|No.66 Sqn, RAF|Hood Hill, Kilburn”

Wreckage at the crash site of Gloster Javelin XA662 on Apedale moor, Castle Bolton, Yorkshire

29th September 1959
Javelin F.A.W. Mk.5 XA662
No.228 OCU, RAF
Apedale, North Yorkshire

The crew were on a training flight from RAF Leeming near Northallerton. While over the Wensleydale area the aircraft suffered an engine fire and the other shut down after a … Continue reading “1959-09-29|Javelin F.A.W. Mk.5|XA662|No.228 OCU, RAF|Apedale, North Yorkshire”

Wing at the crash site of Piper Cherokee G-AVYN at Ashfold Gill Head near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire

23rd September 1969
Cherokee G-AVYN
Civil
Ashfold Gill Head, North Yorkshire

Piper Cherokee G-AVYN crashed at Ashfold Gill Head near Pateley Bridge on the 23rd September 1969 Anthony Peter Teare Mr Pilot Killed  

Crash site of Jet Provost XW426 in Dalby Forest, Pickering

23rd January 1978
Jet Provost T. Mk.5 XW426
No.1 FTS, RAF
High Dalby, Pickering

The two crew of XW426 were on a daytime training flight from RAF Linton-on-Ouse near York. While above cloud the pupil pilot began a descending turn. The rate of turn … Continue reading “1978-01-23|Jet Provost T. Mk.5|XW426|No.1 FTS, RAF|High Dalby, Pickering”

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”

Fragment of magnesium casting at the crash site of McDonnell Douglas Phantom F.G.R. Mk.2 XV434 in the Yorkshire Dales

7th January 1986
Phantom F.G.R. Mk.2 XV434
No.29 Sqn, RAF
Buckden Pike, North Yorkshire

The crew were on a low level inception exercise from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire with 3 other aircraft, they were in the attacking pair. After an interception of the target … Continue reading “1986-01-07|Phantom F.G.R. Mk.2|XV434|No.29 Sqn, RAF|Buckden Pike, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage of Cessna 152 G-BJKY on Ingleborough, Yorkshire - Crash Site

21st March 2011
Cessna 152 G-BJKY
Westair
Ingleborough, North Yorkshire

Normally we wouldn’t cover very recent crashes but as remarkably both occupants of this aircraft survived, albeit with injuries, and the site is likely to change before long I have … Continue reading “2011-03-21|Cessna 152|G-BJKY|Westair|Ingleborough, North Yorkshire”