3rd June 1943
B-26C 41-34707
322nd BG, USAAF
Beinn na Feusaige, Wester Ross

During early June 1943 the USAAF ferried a large number of B-26 Marauder aircraft from the US to Europe. While many of the larger aircraft flew alone the B-26s made … Continue reading “1943-06-03|B-26C|41-34707|322nd BG, USAAF|Beinn na Feusaige, Wester Ross”

Crash site of B-26C 41-35791 on Cronk ny Arrey Laa, Isle of Man - Copyright Peak District Air Accident Research

4th July 1944
B-26C 41-35791
322nd BG, USAAF
Cronk ny Arrey Laa, Port Erin

While being ferried from Andrew’s Field in Essex to Langford Lodge in Northern Ireland the aircraft flew into Cronk ny Arrey Laa on the west coast of the Isle of … Continue reading “1944-07-04|B-26C|41-35791|322nd BG, USAAF|Cronk ny Arrey Laa, Port Erin”

Crash site of B-26G 44-68072 on Y Garn, Snowdonia

1st February 1945
B-26G 44-68072
Y Garn, Gwynedd

The aircraft was one of 16 new B-26 Marauders that were being ferried from the USA to the UK where they would have final preparations for combat and be assigned … Continue reading “1945-02-01|B-26G|44-68072|9th AF, USAAF|Y Garn, Gwynedd”

Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp engine at the crash site of B-26B 8811-B on Distinkhorn, South Lanarkshire

13th August 1956
B-26B 8811-B
French Air Force
Distinkhorn, South Lanarkshire

The aircraft was being flown from the US via Iceland and Prestwick to France by two civilian pilots for delivery to the French Air Force, in whose markings the aircraft … Continue reading “1956-08-13|B-26B| 8811-B|French Air Force|Distinkhorn, South Lanarkshire”