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Air Crashes In The Lake District

By Michael J. Hurst

ISBN: 9781853108747
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 1997
PAGES: 144
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 220x150 mm
INSIDE: 40 b/w photographs and maps

This book is a chronological account of aircraft accidents and crashes which occurred within the English Lake District between 1936 and 1976. Over 590 incidents are recorded, with details of aircraft type, map reference, air crew and squadron details and remaining wreckage. The book includes rare photographs, line drawings of aircraft types and plans of the local airfields as they were at the time.

. . .Aircraft spotters, fell walkers and local historians are sure to be captivated by the detailed, sometimes chilling reports. - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE JOURNAL

This book is the work of an obsessive enthusiast. Michael Hurst has spent 15 years compiling a checklist of the 590 air crashes in the Lake District between 1936 and 1976. It is meticulously detailed.Each incident is fully described, including all available names and precise locations. - CUMBERLAND NEWS

The book includes rare photographs and plans of local airfields as they were at the time and accounts are provided by air crews, search and rescue personnel, eye witnesses and accident investigators. - WESTMORLAND GAZETTE

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