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3 air crash sites on Tintwistle Knarr
The little hill of Tintwistle Knarr in the Peak District had 5 aircraft crash into it in the 1940s, killing all those on board the aircraft; 8 British airmen, 1 American and 2 Belgians.
Visit to the crash sites, February 2015.
Above; Lancaster PA411, crashed 20 December 1948. See here for more photos and story.
P-38 Lightning 42-67207. Crashed 10th May 1944. Click the link for more photos and story.
Hurricanes PZ851, PZ765, PZ854. Crashed 22 February 1945. Click the link for another photo and story.
Below; Tintwistle Knarr.
By the side of the path which follows the fence up from the Woodhead Road is a cross with this plate attached.