Memorial at the crash site of Boeing B-17G 43-38856 on North Barrule, Isle of Man

23rd April 1945
B-17G 43-38856
381st BG, USAAF
North Barrule, Maughold

The aircraft was on a ferry flight from Ridgewell in Esssex to Nutts Corner in Northern Ireland with a normal ferry crew and a large number of passengers.  These passengers … Continue reading “1945-04-23|B-17G|43-38856|381st BG, USAAF|North Barrule, Maughold”

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”

Crash site of Douglas Dakota G-AHCY at Wimberry Stones, Greenfield

19th August 1949
Dakota G-AHCY
British European Airways
Wimberry Stones, Greenfield

The aircraft had been built for the RAF and carried the serial number KG348, it had also been issued with a USAAF serial when it was built, this was 42-92543. … Continue reading “1949-08-19|Dakota|G-AHCY|British European Airways|Wimberry Stones, Greenfield”