U.K. Disasters

United Kingdom Disasters and Accidents
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Avro Lancaster PA411 RAF The white painted Lancaster PA411 of 230 Operational Conversion Unit, on a training flight from RAF Lindholme Crashed on Rhodes Hill, Tintwistle Knarr. December 20th 1948 Grid Ref: SK 03566 99255 GE: 53.489994 -1.947723

Avro Lancaster RAF The white painted Lancaster of 230 Operational Conversion Unit, on a training flight from RAF Lindholme Crashed on Rhodes Hill, Tintwistle Knarr. December 1948 Grid Ref: SK 03566 99255 GE:

North American P-51D Mustang 44-72181 coded VF-S ‘Sunny VIII’ of the 366th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, crashed on Castleshaw Moor 29th May 1945 while being ferried from Debden to Speke  1st Lieutenant	Harold H. Fredericks	Pilot	Killed

North American Mustang coded VF-S ‘Sunny VIII’ of the Fighter Squadron, Fighter Group, crashed on Castleshaw Moor May 1945 while being ferried from Debden to Speke Lieutenant Harold H.

Short Sterling LJ628. Crashed 21st. July 1944. Main Crash Site. All 10 crew survived this crash. The Stirling was on a training exercise, the crew learning how to deal with stopped engines and such events. With attention concentrated on these details, the bomber had drifted off course and flew into the moor.  Grid Ref: SK 20721 95701 GE: 53.457657 -1.689406

Short Sterling LJ628. Crashed 21st. July 1944. Main Crash Site. All 10 crew survived this crash. The Stirling was on a training exercise, the crew learning how to deal with stopped engines and such events. With attention concentrated on these details, the bomber had drifted off course and flew into the moor. Grid Ref: SK 20721 95701 GE: 53.457657 -1.689406

North American P-51D Mustang 44-72181 coded VF-S ‘Sunny VIII’ of the 366th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, crashed on Castleshaw Moor 29th May 1945 while being ferried from Debden to Speke 1st Lieutenant Harold H. Fredericks Pilot Killed

North American Mustang coded VF-S ‘Sunny VIII’ of the Fighter Squadron, Fighter Group, crashed on Castleshaw Moor May 1945 while being ferried from Debden to Speke Lieutenant Harold H.

P-38J Lockheed Lightning 42-67207/B9-1 of the 496th Fighter Training Group, USAAF, crashed on Tintwhistle Knarr 10th May 1944 Hugh Allen Jones	Flight Officer	Pilot	Killed Grid Ref: SK 03929 99086 GE: 53.488473 -1.942254

Lockheed Lightning of the Fighter Training Group, USAAF, crashed on Tintwhistle Knarr May 1944 Hugh Allen Jones Flight Officer Pilot Killed Grid Ref: SK 03929 99086 GE:

Hawker Hunter T. Mk.7 G-BTYL (formerly XL595) dived into the ground on Broomhead Moor near Stocksbridge on the 11th June 1993 Wallace Cubitt	Civilian/Owner	Pilot	Killed.  On the day of the crash the pilot was intending to fly from Coltishall to Warton near Preston for the Blackpool Air Show on the 12th June where he was booked to perform a display. Grid Ref: SK 20866 94337.  GE: 53.445392 -1.687312

Hawker Hunter T. Mk.7 G-BTYL (formerly XL595) dived into the ground on Broomhead Moor near Stocksbridge on the 11th June 1993 Wallace Cubitt Civilian/Owner Pilot Killed. On the day of the crash the pilot was intending to fly from Coltishall to Warton near Preston for the Blackpool Air Show on the 12th June where he was booked to perform a display. Grid Ref: SK 20866 94337. GE: 53.445392 -1.687312

Hawker Hunter T. Mk.7 G-BTYL (formerly XL595) dived into the ground on Broomhead Moor near Stocksbridge on the 11th June 1993 Wallace Cubitt, Civilian/Owner, Pilot, Killed. Grid Ref: SK 20866 94337  GE: 53.445392 -1.687312

Hawker Hunter T. G-BTYL (formerly dived into the ground on Broomhead Moor near Stocksbridge on the June 1993 Wallace Cubitt, Civilian/Owner, Pilot, Killed. Grid Ref: SK 20866 94337 GE:

Kent Air Ambulance Disaster

Kent Air Ambulance Disaster

Meltham - Huddersfield branch line. On 28 June 1958, a rake of four carriages ran away and were seen by the signalman, who diverted them into the sidings at Lockwood station, where they were derailed by trap points and crashed into the booking office. No one was hurt. luckily the office was empty at the time.

Meltham - Huddersfield branch line. On 28 June 1958, a rake of four carriages ran away and were seen by the signalman, who diverted them into the sidings at Lockwood station, where they were derailed by trap points and crashed into the booking office. No one was hurt. luckily the office was empty at the time.

Lockwood station 29th June 1958.

Lockwood station 29th June 1958.

1958. The incline on both the Meltham and Penistone lines made them a popular target for vandals and there are numerous reports of empty rolling stock been released around this time.

The incline on both the Meltham and Penistone lines made them a popular target for vandals and there are numerous reports of empty rolling stock been released around this time.

Headless

Headless

Dornier DO217E-4 1182/Coded U5+KP:4/KG2, Luftwaffe. Crash Site. Crashed 24th March 1943, at Steel Rigg near Haltwhistle, Northumberland. One of around 50 aircraft that took off from their Dutch bases on a disasterous raid on Edinburgh. only 14 reached the target and 10 were lost. The Dornier was flying at low altitude when it hit high ground disintigrating and scattering wreckage over a wide area.

Dornier DO217E-4 1182/Coded U5+KP:4/KG2, Luftwaffe. Crash Site. Crashed 24th March 1943, at Steel Rigg near Haltwhistle, Northumberland. One of around 50 aircraft that took off from their Dutch bases on a disasterous raid on Edinburgh. only 14 reached the target and 10 were lost. The Dornier was flying at low altitude when it hit high ground disintigrating and scattering wreckage over a wide area.

Wellington Mk.IC DV810 of 21 OTU crashed 9th December 1942 on Broomhead Moor while on a training flight from Edgehill at night and in poor weather. Grid Ref: SK 23484 95412 GE: 53.454945 -1.647817

IC of 21 OTU crashed December 1942 on Broomhead Moor while on a training flight from Edgehill at night and in poor weather. Grid Ref: SK 23484 95412 GE:

Airspeed Oxford LX518 No.21 (P) AFU RAF. Crashed on Featherbed Moss 18th October 1943       Grid Ref: SK 18040 96743 GE:  53.467121 -1.729722 Denis Patrick Kyne RNZAF	Pilot Officer	Pilot	Killed

Airspeed Oxford LX518 No.21 (P) AFU RAF. Crashed on Featherbed Moss 18th October 1943 Grid Ref: SK 18040 96743 GE: 53.467121 -1.729722 Denis Patrick Kyne RNZAF Pilot Officer Pilot Killed

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