Aircraft Wrecks:The Walker’s Guide

Historic Crash sites on the Moors and Mountains of the British Isles

Alan Clark, Mark Sheldon, Nick Wotherspoon

Publication date:
September 2009
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
No associated books available.


This book gives readers a direct link to crash sites that can be visited, with accurate grid references, site description and current photographs. It covers some 450 selected sites with emphasis given to those on open access land. The areas covered are: Southern England: Dartmoor and Exmoor – 20 entries * Wales – 120 entries * Isle of Man – 20 entries Peak District – 75 entries * Yorkshire Moors: Eastern – 20 entries * Lake District – 25 entries

Pennines: East Lancashire & West Yorkshire * Scotland: Central and Southern – 30 entriesScotland: Highlands & Islands * Ireland – 20 entries

Each area includes a preamble describing the local geography and historical notes. Individual site entries include exact location, details of the aircraft and crew and the circumstances of the loss.