The four airmen survived the crash, but tragically died of the injuries and exposure on the moor before being found.
Pilot – P/O Basil Lincoln “Peter” Fox , 26
Pilot/Navigator – Sgt Keith Barnet Files , 27
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner – Sgt William Robert Martin, 25
Air Gunner – P/O John McDonald Scott Wylie, 21
This plaque was dedicated on the 72nd anniversary of the crash in 2013.
Yorkshire Aircraft carries a huge amount of detail about the incident.