Mosquito RF847

De Havilland Mosquito Mk.VI RF847, 16 Ferry Pilots Pool, Kirkbride crashed Riccalton, Cheviot Hills on 30th March 1945 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details The aircraft was being ferried from RAF Kirkbride near Carlisle, home to 16 Ferry Pilots Pool of the Air Transport Auxiliary, to 404 Squadron based at Banff in...

B17 44-6504

Boeing B17-G Fortress 44-6504 (PU-M), 303rd Bomb Group/360th Bomb Squadron, Molesworth crashed The Cheviot, Wooler on 16th December 1944 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details In the early morning of 16 December 1944 a force of B17’s from the 303rd Bomb Group took off from Molesworth in Cambridgeshire for a mission to...

Mosquito DD753

De Havilland Mosquito NF Mk.II DD753, 54 O.T.U., RAF Charterhall crashed The Curr, Cheviot Hills on 12th December 1944 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details The aircraft took off at 21:50 hrs was on a night interception exercise when from RAF Charterhall when, 20 minutes later, it flew into the northern slopes...

Wellington Z1078

Vickers Wellington Mk.IC Z1078 (JN-L), 150 Squadron, RAF Snaith crashed The Cheviot, Northumberland on 15th January 1942 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Crew Accident Details On 15th January 1942 Wellington Z1078 left RAF Snaith in Yorkshire, it was one of fourteen aircraft assigned to attack Hamburg in Germany. Flak was moderately accurate over the...

Hurricane Z3150

Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIB Z3150, 43 Squadron, RAF Acklington crashed Peel Fell on 3rd November 1941 Crew Accident Details At 14:30 hours on 03.11.41 four Hurricanes took off from RAF Acklington for a formation flying exercise. On the return leg heavy cloud was encountered over the Scottish Borders. The flight consisted of Flt Lt May...

Hampden L4063

Handley Page Hampden Mk.I L4063, 50 Squadron, RAF Waddington crashed Windy Gyle, Cheviot Hills on 17th March 1940 Crew Accident Details Hampden L4063 had left RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire at 19:18 hours for a security patrol over Heligoland. Having encountered no enemy activity, and still fully loaded with bombs, the aircraft returned, keeping at...

Anson N5094

Avro Anson Mk.I N5094, 49 Squadron, RAF Scampton crashed Upper Coquetdale on 5th March 1940 Crew Accident Details Anson N5094 took for a delivery flight from Scampton in Lincolnshire to Kinloss in Scotland. The purpose of the flight was the ferrying of personnel and equipment, as 49sqn had detachments at both bases during this...

Hart K6482

Hawker Hart Trainer K6482, 152 Squadron, RAF Acklington crashed The Cheviot on 10th October 1939 Crew Accident Details During October 1939 152 Squadron began to reform at RAF Acklington in Northumberland. Gladiator aircraft of 603 (City of Edinburgh) Auxiliary Squadron, who were based at RAF Turnhouse and making the transition to Spitfires, were being...

Blenheim K7067

Bristol Blenheim Mk.I, 90 Squadron, RAF Bicester crashed Cottonshopeburnfoot on 30th August 1938 Crew Accident Details In the late morning of 30th August 1938 Blenheim K7067 took off from RAF Bicester for a cross-country exercise. The pilot for this journey was the A flight commander, F/O Hughie Idwal Edwards. Later that afternoon the aircraft...

Fury K7273

Hawker Fury Mk.II K7273, 41 Squadron, RAF Catterick crashed Near Alwinton on 20th April 1938 Crew Accident Details The aircraft was taking part in Air Observer Corps exercises over the Redesdale range when an engine failure forced P/O Strong to make a forced landing on rough ground.  As the aircraft taxied after landing it...

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