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.
In 1935 the top of Wrights Hill in Karori, Wellington was chosen as a site for a 9.2" coastal defence battery. Although it was not as large as some overseas fortresses such as that on the Rock of Gibraltar, it was fairly extensive with 2,030 feet of tunnels linking magazines, gun pits, engine room, plotting rooms and more.(For a complete list see the Site Layout)
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...
The location where the unpiloted B-24, "Lady be Good" bomber landed during WW II. All 10 crewmen managed to parachuted out before the crash. One man was killed when his parachute failed to open, the other nine survived but subsequently perished while attempting to hike out of the dessert.
The bodies of all but one were recovered.
A film called `Soul survivor` was ba...
The Post-War period crash site of aircraft 44-61999 "Over Exposed": an American Boeing Superfortress RB-29A heavy bomber, which was modified to be a F13A, and which thus had been in use prior to the crash in a reconnaissance role. The crash occurred at Higher Shelf Stones on 3rd November 1948. The aircraft is of historic interest because of its role in the Cold War: it was formerly part of the ...
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 1959 Turkish Airlines Gatwick crash was an air disaster that occurred on 17 February 1959, near London Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW, ICAO: EGKK). A Turkish Airlines Vickers Viscount Type 793 with registration TC-SEV on an international charter flight from Esenboğa International Airport (IATA: ESB, ICAO: LTAC) in Ankara, Turkey, to London Heathrow Airport (IATA: LHR, ICAO: EGLL), United K...
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