Accidents

We have a record of over 5000 aircraft accidents covering Northumberland, Cumbria, Yorkshire, Lancashire & Scotland. We will continue to update these pages as and when we have time so please check back regularly.

Those accidents in Yorkshire and Lancashire are covered in great detail on the websites by Rich Allenby and Alan Clark, so please check out the links section for links to those websites.

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Phantom XV477McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2 XV477 (C), 6 Squadron RAF Coningsby crashed Thack Moor, Alston on …20th November 1972Pennines1972-11-20 00:00:57
Anson TX194Avro Anson C.MK.19 TX194, Communication Squadron, RAF Turnhouse crashed Stagshaw Bank, Corbridge on 1st April …1st April 1958Northumberland1958-04-01 00:00:47
Hunter XG236Hawker Hunter F6 XG236 (N), 66 Squadron, RAF Acklington crashed Wainhope, Kielder on 14th February …14th February 1958Northumberland1958-02-14 00:00:02
Auster TW582Taylorcraft Auster AOP.6 TW582, 664 (AOP) Squadron, RAF Hucknall  crashed Otterburn, Northumberland on 11th September …11th September 1955Northumberland1955-09-11 00:00:47
Chipmunk WP780De Havilland Chipmunk Mk.10 WP780, Durham UAS, RAF Usworth crashed Otterburn, Northumberland on 1st April …1st April 1955Northumberland1955-04-01 00:00:25
B17 44-6504Boeing B17-G Fortress 44-6504 (PU-M), 303rd Bomb Group/360th Bomb Squadron, Molesworth crashed The Cheviot, Wooler …16th December 1944Northumberland1944-12-16 00:00:29
Mosquito DD753De Havilland Mosquito NF Mk.II DD753, 54 O.T.U., RAF Charterhall crashed The Curr, Cheviot Hills …12th December 1944Roxburghshire1944-12-12 00:00:27
Beaufighter NE595Bristol Beaufighter Mk.X NE595 (S), 603 Squadron, RAF Gambut, Libya crashed Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Greece on …19th July 1944Greece1944-07-19 00:00:13
Spitfire P8193Supermarine Spitfire M.IIa P8193 (JZ-T), 57 O.T.U., RAF Boulmer crashed Houxty Wood, Bellingham on 26th …26th April 1944Northumberland1944-04-26 00:00:45
Auster MT139Taylorcraft Auster Mk.IV, 658(AC) Squadron, RAF Collyweston crashed Otterburn, Northumberland on 10th April 1944 Crew …10th April 1944Northumberland1944-04-10 00:00:09
Beaufighter T3181Bristol Beaufighter Mk.IIF, 54 O.T.U., RAF Charterhall crashed near Charterhall airfield, Greenlaw on 22nd February …22nd February 1944Berwickshire1944-02-22 00:00:00
B17 42-31604Boeing B17-G Fortress 42-31604, Unassigned ditched in Loch Quoich, Western Scotland on 13th January 1944 …13th January 1944Western Scotland1944-01-13 00:00:35
Hurricane AF984Hawker Hurricane Mk.I AF984, 55 O.T.U. RAF Longtown crashed Kershopefoot, Newcastleton on 15th April 1943 …15th April 1943Cumbria1943-04-15 00:00:16
Beaufighter T3038Bristol Beaufighter Mk.II, 54 O.T.U., RAF Winfield crashed Hutton Mill Bridge, Foulden on 4th January …4th January 1943Berwickshire1943-01-04 00:00:41
Wellington Z1078Vickers Wellington Mk.IC Z1078 (JN-L), 150 Squadron, RAF Snaith crashed The Cheviot, Northumberland on 15th …15th January 1942Northumberland1942-01-15 00:00:55
Magister R1849Miles Magister Mk.I R1849 (5), 15 E.F.T.S., RAF Kingstown crashed High Long House, Kielder on …10th December 1941Northumberland1941-12-10 00:00:42
Hurricane Z5051Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIB Z5051 (YB-H), 4 Delivery Flight, RAF Inverness crashed Rochester, Redesdale on 9th …9th December 1941Northumberland1941-12-09 00:00:59
Defiant AA306Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I AA306, 6 Ferry Pilot Pool crashed near Gilsland, Cumbria on 22nd June …22nd June 1941Cumbria1941-06-22 00:00:33
Spitfire K9888Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I K9888, 41 Squadron, RAF Catterick  crashed Great Dun Fell, Pennines on 18th …18th July 1939Pennines1939-07-18 00:00:48
Avian G-ABCOAvro Avian, G-ABCO, Border Flying Club crashed Low Houses, Low Gate on 14th August 1937 …14th August 1937Cumbria1937-08-14 00:00:40
Audax K7382Hawker Audax K7382, 26(AC) Squadron, RAF Catterick  crashed Otterburn, Northumberland on 22nd July 1937 Crew …22nd July 1937Northumberland1937-07-22 00:00:47
Moth G-AAREDe Havilland DH60G Moth G-AARE  crashed Cross Fell, Pennines on 21st April 1936 Crew Accident …21st April 1936Pennines1936-04-21 00:00:13
ANEC Missel ThrushANEC IV Missel Thrush G-EBPI (24), crashed Broad Law, Peebles on 20th July 1928 ” …20th July 1928Peebleshire1928-07-20 00:00:04