Crash site of He111 5J+SH on Cairnsmore of Fleet

9th August 1940
He111H-4 5J+SH
1/KG4, Luftwaffe
Cairnsmore of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway

The aircraft flew into the mountain a short way off the summit towards Eastman’s Cairn and was burnt out while on a sortie from its base at Soesterberg in Holland. … Continue reading “1940-08-09|He111H-4|5J+SH|1/KG4, Luftwaffe|Cairnsmore of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway”

Crash site of Dornier Do217 1182 / U5+KP at Steel Rigg, Haltwhistle, Northumberland

25th March 1943
Do217E-4 1182 / U5+KP
4/KG2, Luftwaffe
Steel Rigg, Northumberland

The night of the 24th into the 25th March 1943 saw an attack against Edinburgh by a mixed fleet of Junkers 88 and Dornier 217 medium bombers operating from a … Continue reading “1943-03-25|Do217E-4|1182 / U5+KP|4/KG2, Luftwaffe|Steel Rigg, Northumberland”