14th July 1922
Avro 504 E9431
Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire

The pilot of the aircraft had originally taken off from Shotwick Aerodrome (later re-named RAF Sealand) near Chester he was forced to land at Fairfield Common on the north eastern … Continue reading “1922-07-14|Avro 504|E9431|No.5 FTS, RAF|Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire”

Crash site of Bristol Fighter J8432 on Matlock Moor, Derbyshire the day the aircraft crashed

16th July 1928
Bristol Fighter Mk.III J8432
No.8 AC Flt, RAF
Matlock, Derbyshire

The aircraft was one of the last 30 Bristol Fighters to be built, all 30 being the dual control trainer version, on this occasion the pilot was flying the aircraft … Continue reading “1928-07-16|Bristol Fighter Mk.III|J8432|No.8 AC Flt, RAF|Matlock, Derbyshire”