Crash site of Dornier 217 4342 U5+GR on Easterside Hill, Hawnby, North Yorkshire

17th December 1942
Do217E-4 4342 / U5+GR
KG2, Luftwaffe
Easterside Hill, Hawnby

The aircraft was being used to take part in a night raid against York. The crew had departed their home base at Deelan in Holland and while flying the inbound … Continue reading “1942-12-17|Do217E-4|4342 / U5+GR|KG2, Luftwaffe|Easterside Hill, Hawnby”

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”