Airplane Crash - Horwich, Lancs, England 02/27/1958

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Horwich, Lancs, England


Date02/27/1958
Time09:45
LocationHorwich, Lancs, England
OperatorSilver City Airways
RouteIsle of Man - Manchester
TypeBristol 170 Freighter 21
RegistrationG-AICS
Cn/In12762
Aboard42
Fatalities35
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into a mountain near Winter Hill during an approach. The First Officer used the wrong radio beacon (Oldham Becaon instead of on Wigan Beacon).

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