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Image for Mission 48 - Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

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Plane Crash SitesMission 48 - Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK

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102 aircraft from the 8th Air Force flew over Mears Ashby in 8th Air Force Bomber Command Mission 48. Ooold Soljer & Two Beauts crashed mid air and tumbled to the ground, bombs and all on 31st March 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2008

last visited: never

Image for No. 305 Squadron, Wellington II, W5374 (SM-J) - Sibbertoft, Northamptonshireview gallery

NWNW22.5 km

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Plane Crash SitesNo. 305 Squadron, Wellington II, W5374 (SM-J) - Sibbertoft, Northamptonshire

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Vickers Wellington no. W5374 (SM-J) - 24 Dec 1941, After bombing Cologne, damaged by flak and force-landed near this place in fields with the loss of all crew.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/18/2019

last visited: 8/11/2019

Image for Lancaster DV 361 Crash - Harley Way, Near Brigstock, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

NENE22.9 km

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Plane Crash SitesLancaster DV 361 Crash - Harley Way, Near Brigstock, Northamptonshire, UK

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This memorial plaque commemorates the lives lost from the Lancaster DV 361.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/16/2009

last visited: never

Image for Handley Page HP.52 Hampden - Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, UK.view gallery

SS33.3 km

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Plane Crash SitesHandley Page HP.52 Hampden - Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, UK.

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This was a wartime crash of a bomber returning to base. However, it appears to have been many miles off course.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2011

last visited: 8/7/2011

Image for Wellington B.J. 879 of 26 OTU - Mursley Water Tower, Whaddon Road, Mursley, Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

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Plane Crash SitesWellington B.J. 879 of 26 OTU - Mursley Water Tower, Whaddon Road, Mursley, Buckinghamshire, UK

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This water tower has a blue plaque in memorial to the crew who lost their lives when their plane crashed into it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/30/2009

last visited: 9/20/2014

Image for Avro Lancaster, Heavy Conversion Unit PD431 - Edith Weston, Rutland, UKview gallery

NN39.8 km

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Plane Crash SitesAvro Lancaster, Heavy Conversion Unit PD431 - Edith Weston, Rutland, UK

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A memorial plaque marks a spot 110 yards from the crash site in Edith Weston of Avro Lancaster PD431 on Sunday 4th March 1945, while returning from an exercise.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2019

last visited: never

Image for Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress 43-37776, "Heavenly Body" - Nailstone, Leicestershireview gallery

NWNW58.6 km

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Plane Crash SitesBoeing B-17G Flying Fortress 43-37776, "Heavenly Body" - Nailstone, Leicestershire

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A Boeing B17G Flying Fortress of the 490th Bomb Group, 8th American Army Air Force, on a night navigation training flight, from Eye, in Suffolk, crashed at Nailstone, Leicestershire. 27th Sept 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/21/2016

last visited: never

Image for British Midland Flight 92 'Motorway Plane Crash' January 1989 - M1 nr Kegworth, Leicestershireview gallery

NWNW70.2 km

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Plane Crash SitesBritish Midland Flight 92 'Motorway Plane Crash' January 1989 - M1 nr Kegworth, Leicestershire

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The Kegworth air disaster occurred when a Boeing 737-400 crashed on to the embankment of the M1 motorway near Kegworth, while attempting to make an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport on 8 January 1989. Here is a small plaque near the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/7/2016

last visited: never

Image for Plane Crash St Margaret’s Hertfordshire 1954view gallery

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Plane Crash SitesPlane Crash St Margaret’s Hertfordshire 1954

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In the grounds of St Margaret’s church is a log taken from the nearby vicarage garden that has an aircraft fragment from a crashed Canberra bomber embedded in it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/18/2010

last visited: never

Image for Bomber Crash, Broadway Tower, Worcestershire, Englandview gallery

WW78.5 km

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Plane Crash SitesBomber Crash, Broadway Tower, Worcestershire, England

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On the 2nd June 1943 an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley bomber, Z6639, crashed in the Cotswolds by Broadway Tower in Worcestershire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2018

last visited: never

Image for British European Airways Flight 548 Trident, Staines, UKview gallery

SS96.4 km

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Plane Crash SitesBritish European Airways Flight 548 Trident, Staines, UK

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Site of a fatal crash involving a Trident 1C near Heathrow Airport in 1972.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AngelPick

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

Image for Vickers Wellington Bomber X9905 - Corn Way, London, UKview gallery

SESE97.2 km

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Plane Crash SitesVickers Wellington Bomber X9905 - Corn Way, London, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by Waltham Forest Heritage, marks the location where Harrow Green School used to stand. It was destroyed in 1942 when a Wellington Bomber crashed into it killing all six onboard and five members of the ARP located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2015

last visited: never

Image for Wellington MK10 LP397 - Nr. St John the Baptist - Mayfield, Staffordshireview gallery

NWNW104.1 km

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Plane Crash SitesWellington MK10 LP397 - Nr. St John the Baptist - Mayfield, Staffordshire

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Vickers Wellington Mk.X LP397 of No.28 OTU, crashed at Mayfield 13th June 1944, about 200m north of St John the Baptist church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/6/2017

last visited: never

Image for Puss Moth H.80A aircraft G-ABDH on Wednesday 27th July 1932 view gallery

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Plane Crash SitesPuss Moth H.80A aircraft G-ABDH on Wednesday 27th July 1932

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The memorials relate to the crash of a Puss Moth H.80A aircraft G-ABDH on Wednesday 27th July 1932 5.45 pm after suffering structural failure during a thunderstorm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gordon123

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/17/2005

last visited: 5/25/2014

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NWNW148.5 km

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Plane Crash SitesOn a wing and a prayer

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An interesting waymark that takes you to one of many aircraft crash sites in the Peak District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Itinerant Meggie

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2005

last visited: 6/20/2017

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