MONDAY, MAY 21, 2018

Aircraft wrecks on Kinder and Bleaklow

Over 150 aircraft have crashed in the Peak District, mostly on the bleak moorland which the area is renowned for. Due to the remote nature of these places, most of the wreckage remains where it fell, waiting to be discovered by adventurous hill walkers with the navigational skill or good luck to find them.

Andrew McCloy has written an excellent blog over on the Mammut website, with photography by Mike Smith, which he's been kind enough to share with us.

Andrew and Don set out along the Pennine Way from the lay-by at Snake summit

What’s left of the wreck of the B-29 Superfortress on Bleaklow

What’s left of the wreck of the B-29 Superfortress on Bleaklow

Andrew looks out past the wreckage of the two F86 Sabres over

Kinder Scout, one of the many Peak District aircraft wrecks

Andrew looks over the wing of the B-24 Liberator, surprisingly still largely intact

The trail of wreckage left by the two F86 Sabres on Kinder Scout

B29 Super F Fortress (point B on map)

B24 liberator (point D on map)

Sabres (point C on map)

Full blog on the Mammut UK website

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Guides to all the air crash sites in the Dark Peak

MONDAY, MAY 21, 2018
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