Manfred von Richthofen was killed just after 11 a.m. on 21 April 1918, while flying over Morlancourt Ridge, near the Somme River.
At the time, the Baron had been pursuing (at very low altitude) a Sopwith Camel piloted by a novice Canadian pilot, Lieutenant Wilfrid "Wop" May of No. 209 Squadron, Royal Air Force. In turn, the Baron was spotted and briefly attacked by a Camel pilote...
On a hillside 600 metres south-west of Etricourt-Manancourt Communal Cemetery is buried a British airman, killed whilst flying over enemy lines and was buried by the Germans beside his machine. It's said he became a victim of Manfred von Richthofen, the 'Red Baron'.
A private memorial commemorates Capt. Cecil Robert TIDSWELL, 1st Royal Dragoons and 19th Sqdn. Royal Flying Corps. ...
On 30 November 1944, at approximately 11:10 p.m., a US Navy Martin PBM-5 seaplane took off from Alameda Naval Air Station, California. The 8 men on the plane were heading to Kaneohe Bay Air Station, Hawaii. Sadly, shortly after take-off, at 11:25 p.m., the plane slammed in to Mount Tamalpais at an elevation of 1,450 feet. The men were all killed instantly. The site of the crash is obscure and n...
This crash site is located in El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve, San Mateo County, California. It is on the Date of Crash: 10/29/1953
Aircraft Model: DC-6
Cause of Crash:
Attributed to pilot error, but fog may have been a contributing factor.
Resolution Trail, named after the crashed DC-6. Nearby Vista Point was cleared by bulldozers to serve as t...
The crash site of aircraft X3941, a British Vickers Wellington Mark III bomber, which crashed on 30th January 1943. The aircraft belonged to Number 27 Operational Training Unit. It was on a night-time exercise from Church Broughton when the crash occurred. The aircraft was operating over hilly terrain around Beeley Moor, it struck a line of trees near Gladwins Mark and crashed into a field. Two...
The crash site of aircraft L4189, a British Handley Page Hampden Mark I bomber, which crashed on 30th September 1940 at Black Edge. It belonged to 106 Squadron, based at Finningley. It was on a navigation exercise at night when it crashed. In the opening years of the 21st century some small fragments of aircraft wreckage were still noted on site.
Pictures of the B-2 crash site at Andersen AFB, Guam show that the composite-body stealth bomber survived the Feb. 23 crash and subsequent fire largely intact. This picture was taken by an airline passenger (who asked not to be identified) as he flew past the base.
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