SK0994 : B29 crash site on Shelf Moor

taken 6 years ago, near to Crooked Clough [other Features], Derbyshire, Great Britain

B29 crash site on Shelf Moor
B29 crash site on Shelf Moor
On 3 November 1948, a USAF Boeing RB-29A Superfortress crashed here whilst on a routine flight from Scampton to Burtonwood. A large amount of wreckage is still visible. The weather conditions at the time of the crash must have been similar to those when this photograph was taken.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Monday, 18 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Air transport  Heath, Scrub 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0901 9487 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.0310N 1:51.9479W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0903 9487
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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