Sabre Mk.2


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.

19234 - Small1 19234 - Small2

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

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