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Aircraft Wrecks: A Walker's Guide : Historic Crash Sites on the Moors and Mountains of the British Isles, Paperback / softback Book

Aircraft Wrecks: A Walker's Guide : Historic Crash Sites on the Moors and Mountains of the British Isles Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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Originally published to acclaim in 2009, this paperback re-issue aims to give readers access to the tangible remains of hundreds of historic aircraft that still lie at crash sites on the moors and mountains of the British Isles, all of which can be visited.

It covers almost 500 selected sites, with emphasis placed on those located within open access land.

The book includes accurate verified grid references, up-to-date site descriptions and recent photographs.

Arranged geographically, each chapter features details of all major recorded air crashes to have occurred in that particular region.

Areas covered include: South-west Moors - 15 entries. ~ Wales - 93 entries. ~ Peak District - 82 entries. Pennines - 76 Entries. ~ Lake District - 32 entries. ~ North Yorkshire Moors - 23 entries. Isle of Man - 18 entries. ~ Scotland: Lowlands - 47 entries. ~ Highlands and Islands - 85 entries. ~ Ireland - 19 entries. Representing the main upland areas of the British Isles, each of these sections is introduced with a brief narrative describing its geographical characteristics and aviation background, discussing the factors and trends lying behind the concentration of losses within each area and noting any especially significant incidents.

Individual site entries include precise location details including, where required, additional references for scattered major items of wreckage and any relevant notes to aid finding or interpreting the crash site, together with details of the aircraft, names and fates of those onboard and the circumstances of the loss.

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