Phantom XV477

McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2 XV477 (C), 6 Squadron RAF Coningsby crashed Thack Moor, Alston on 20th November 1972 Crew Accident Details The aircraft, one of a pair returning to base after a sortie a low level sortie, encountered bad weather near Penrith. Visibility deteriorated as they approached the pennines and the flight carried out the…

Spitfire K9888

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I K9888, 41 Squadron, RAF Catterick  crashed Great Dun Fell, Pennines on 18th July 1939 Crew Accident Details On Tuesday, 18th July 1939 Sgt Mitchell left Catterick aerodrome at 10.56hrs on a cross country navigation exercise. He was instructed to take a direct route over the Pennines, almost certainly following the road or…

Moth G-AARE

De Havilland DH60G Moth G-AARE  crashed Cross Fell, Pennines on 21st April 1936 Crew Accident Details At 17:00 hrs on Tuesday, 21st April 1936 DH60G Moth G-AARE took off from Doncaster and headed in a north-westerly direction with the intention of flying to Kingstown near Carlisle, probably via the western side of the Pennine Hills.…

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