Earhart and her navigator Frederick Noonan, disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to fly around the world in a Lockheed Electra. Numerous articles, books and documentaries detail various conspiracy theories surrounding the disappearance, but some maintain that the crew merely ran out of gas and crashed at sea. The International Group of Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR - pronounced tiger) bel...
1930, Site purchased by de Havilland, factory and offices built 1934 producing Dragon, Tiger Moth, Rapide and Dominie aircraft.
de Havilland flying school trained civilian and RAF pilots with Tiger Moths. Became No.1 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School, renamed No.1 Elementary Flying Training School 9.39, moved to Panshanger 06.41.
25.11.40, The first flight of the Mosq...
On 6 Jun,2008,a small plne crashed at 17.3 miles south of the village of Quinhagak, near Jack Smiths Bay.
The victim of the crash was identified as Shaun Lunt, 33, of Loma Linda, California. Lunt was flying one of two Piper Super Cubs traveling together at the time of the crash. The pilot of the other Super Cub, identified as Lon “Loni” Habersetzer of Washington, had successfully landed ...
Here a trace, there a memory. Only if you drive into the hamlet of La Gleize via the Churchroad, you feel the ominous strengths of that dark December month. Because there, still as massive and threatening as it was on Saturday 16 December 1944, when it rattled over the border for that daring adventure, Obersturmbannführer Jochen Peipers last Tiger-tank stands.
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.
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...
RAF Bottisham is a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located 5 miles E of Cambridge, S of Bottisham village in Cambridgeshire.
Bottisham airfield opened in March 1940 and was first used by bomb-armed Tiger Moths transferred from 22 EFTS to be prepared for possible anti-invasion duties. Then beginning in October 1940, the airfield was used by 22 EFTS Tiger Mot...
The crash site of aircraft 41-38608, a Second World War American Douglas Dakota (also known as the C-47 Sytrain), which crashed near Dawson Farm near Bosley on 22-DEC-1944. The aircraft belonged to the 33rd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron of the 363 Tactical Air Command Reconnaissance Group, United States Army 9th Air Force. It was on an aborted flight from Burtonwood to le Culot in France: the a...
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