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Winter Hill Commemoration

Tuesday, 27 February 2024

11:00 - 11:30
Cooil Y Ree Park, St. John's

A short informal service to mark the 66th Anniversary of the Winter Hill Air Disaster.
Everyone welcome.

On 27th February 1958 a plane carrying a party of men from the Isle of Man to Manchester on a visit to the Exide battery factory, crashed on the summit of Winter Hill in Lancashire. 35 men died in the accident. A memorial plaque was placed in Cooil y Ree Park, St. John's on the 50th Anniversary and it is there that family and friends gather on the Anniversary to remember those that were lost.


Cooil Y Ree Park
Main Road
St. John's

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