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A Round on Bleaklow
Re-visits to 3 crash sites close to each other on Bleaklow in the Peak District.
The one above is of a Defiant which crashed in 1941 with the loss of both crewmen. It is a story made more poignant by the detail that both airmen survived the crash but died waiting for help to arrive, their bodies being found sitting beside their wrecked aircraft some weeks later when the missing aircraft was finally discovered.
Above; 2 of the 5 crew on board a Wellington bomber survived when the aircraft hit the moor in low cloud in 1943.
Above; The pilot of a Blackburn Botha was killed when his aircraft crashed in low cloud in 1941.