SK0790 : Wreckage of Sabres XD707 and XD730

taken 6 years ago, 4 km from Chunal, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Wreckage of Sabres XD707 and XD730
Wreckage of Sabres XD707 and XD730
On the 22nd July 1954 two aircraft collided with and crashed into Kinder Scout in the Peak District.

They were on a interception exercise called 'Dividend' during the course of this exercise six aircraft were lost.

Wreckage covers both the top of Kinder Scout and Black Ashop Moor ,500 feet below , and spans an area over a half mile in distance .

Both the pilots from 66 Squadron ,flying out of RAF Linton-on- Ouse were killed . They were

F/O James Desmond Horne (XD707)
F/Lt Alan Green (XD730)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 February, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 12 February, 2012
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Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0734 9025 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.5409N 1:53.4630W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0735 9025
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