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USAAF B24J Liberator 42-52003, Mill Hill, Kinder Scout, Peak District.
Second visit to one of the first bits of wreckage I pointed a camera at.
11 October 1944.
American B24 Liberator 42-52003 crashed on Mill Hill, Derbyshire, England, after a shaky take off.
Sgt Najvar & 2 Lt Creighton Haopt USAAF both survived the crash.
This was a brand new B24 on its delivery flight. Took 3 attempts to get off the ground and was damaged in the process. Flying through cloud, Sgt Najvar had apparently noticed the aircraft was close to the ground and advised the pilot to climb. The latter nodded as if he understood, but did not alter position and the aircraft flew into the hillside.
There is a lot of wreckage remaining, scattered about in numerous groughs and gullies.