Aircraft crashes on Matlock Moor

PLANE CRASH: Crowds gather round this Bristol Fighter, which lies damaged on Matlock Moor following an accident in the 1920s.
PLANE CRASH: Crowds gather round this Bristol Fighter, which lies damaged on Matlock Moor following an accident in the 1920s.
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In the late twenties a dramatic aircraft accident happened on Matlock Moor.

This photograph taken at the site shows the Bristol Fighter after it crashed on the hillside during take off. A crowd of residents and a policeman gathered round the fateful plane which was being operated by the RAF.

It is believed to be in July 1928, for this photograph.