Silver City Airways

Silver City Airways Thursday February 27, 1958
Crashed into a mountain near Winter Hill during an approach. The First Officer used the wrong radio beacon (Oldham Becaon instead of on Wigan Beacon).

Crash Details

DateThursday February 27, 1958
LocationHorwich, Lancs, England
Passengers39
Crew3
Fatalities35
Survivors7
Aircraft TypeBristol 170 Freighter 21
OperatorSilver City Airways
RegistrationG-AICS
Flight OriginIsle of Man
Flight Destination Manchester
Horwich, Lancs, England
Silver City Airways
Bristol 170 Freighter 21
1958