Sabre Mk.2

 19234  

137 (T) Flight R.C.A.F.

Crashed 14:12:54

 

The aircraft, a reconditioned machine, was on a test flight from Ringway (Manchester)  when it flew into high ground on Black Hill, close to the Holme Moss TV transmitter.  

 

Sadly, the pilot was killed.

 

 

Flying Officer       PATRICK  V  ROBINSON      Pilot

 

 

The wreckage lies a short distance from the remains of a Fairey Swordfish.

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Wreckage of 19234 on Black Hill, which consists  mainly of wing sections.

A close-up of the stencilling on one of the wing sections.