Airspeed Oxford – 12/03/1944
Airspeed Oxford LX745 from No11 advanced flying unit crashed whilst undertaking a daytime cross country navigation exercise from RAF Calveley but crashed into the area of Shining tor killing the 3 crew on board.
Start point – Pym Chair car park – SK23 7RF. Please see map below or view Google Map.
Meeting time – 0900 and depart for the trek at 0930, this will give late arrivals time to prepare. I will then conduct a head check, safety brief, weather update, route description and answer any questions.
Finish point – Pym Chair car park – SK23 7RF
Ground in general – Mainly a good pathway but crossing boggy areas at times and moving across areas of moorland with wild heather.
Duration – Up to 2 hours
Distance – 4 miles.
Trek grade – Easy as you start at height with gradual rolling moorland taking in views of Cheshire & Derbyshire at 519 meters.Kit List Back to top