Crashed Hudson, Warren Moor

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Hudson N7298 of 224 Squadron crashed near this point on 11th January 1941.
Crashed Hudson, Warren Moor

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.

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