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.
Aerial view, 6 June 1944. In the lower right corner we can see the location of the crash of the C-47 # 42-92868, 313th TCG, Chalk number #16, serial 22, piloted by 1st Lt. William Robert Roycraft. All the crew members in the plane were killed in the crash.
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...
27.03.1977 two-plane collision at Tenerife North Airport, Canary Islands (Spain).
Two Boeing 747s (PanAm and KLM) collided in thick fog on the runway after an unauthorized takeoff by the KLM jet. At this largest aircraft crash in the aerial history (except the attacks on the 11th September), a total of 583 people died.