Republic P-47D Thunderbolt 42-22758 being flown by the 310th Ferry Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group, crashed on Pendle Hill near Clitheroe, Lancashire on the 6th February 1944 after becoming lost in cloud whilst attempting to get to Warton with several other aircraft

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt


John R. Runnells Flight Officer Pilot Killed


Wreckage at the crash site of P-47D 42-22758 on Pendle Hill, Clitheroe, Lancashire
When myself and Mark visited the site in October 2002 we found only 1 small piece of wreckage from the aircraft at the crash site, parts which had been there when Mark for the first time had been removed.
See the LAIT page for this aircraft for further details