Wreckage from P-38 42-12905 at the crash site on Dunsop Fell near Slaidburn, Lancashire

26th January 1943
P-38G 42-12905
78th FG, USAAF
Dunsop Fell, Lancashire

The aircraft was one of a number of aircraft being ferried from Goxhill near Hull to Langford Lodge in Northern Ireland, it collided with a second aircraft, 42-12928 and crashed … Continue reading “1943-01-26|P-38G|42-12905|78th FG, USAAF|Dunsop Fell, Lancashire”

Wreckage at the crash site of P-38G 42-12929 on Baxton Fell near Slaidburn, Lancashire

26th January 1943
P-38G 42-13928
78th FG, USAAF
Baxton Fell, Lancashire

The aircraft was one of a number of aircraft being ferried from Goxhill in North Lincolnshire to Langford Lodge in Northern Ireland, it collided with 42-12905 while over Lancashire and … Continue reading “1943-01-26|P-38G|42-13928|78th FG, USAAF|Baxton Fell, Lancashire”

Small pieces of wreckage at the crash site of Consolidated B-24 Liberator 42-51202 on Snaefell, Laxey, Isle of Man

8th June 1944
B-24H 42-51202
27th ATG, USAAF
Snaefell, Laxey

The aircraft was being ferried from BAD 2 at Warton in Lancashire to Langford Lodge in Northern Ireland during the mid evening of the 8th June 1944.  While flying in … Continue reading “1944-06-08|B-24H|42-51202|27th ATG, USAAF|Snaefell, Laxey”

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 Boeing B-17G 42-37840 near Port St Mary, Isle of Man

14th April 1945
B-17G 42-37840
306th BG, USAAF
The Chasms, Cregneash

The crew of the aircraft were flying the aircraft from Thurleigh in Bedfordshire to Langford Lodge in Co. Antrim where they were dropping off their passengers. The route to Langford … Continue reading “1945-04-14|B-17G|42-37840|306th BG, USAAF|The Chasms, Cregneash”