The ghost plane a novel of the north by Arthur Stringer

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Published by The Bobbs-Merrill company in Indianapolis, New York .

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Statementby Arthur Stringer
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p.
Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL16795085M
LC Control Number40013308

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The mystery surrounding the identity of a hedge-hopping 'ghost plane' that puzzled motorists in the Yorkshire Dales has been solved. Photographer Anita Skinner captured two dramatic images of a 'large matte grey plane' as it swooped dangerously low over Wharfedale towards Buckden Pike, site of a WW2 plane crash tragedy.

'We both looked up to. Silent 'WW2 ghost plane' terrifies locals as it flies over Derbyshire RESIDENTS in Derbyshire were left spooked by what many thought was the "ghost" of a WW2 bomber plane eerily sweeping silently.

In the ’s, tales of such ghostly apparitions flew around the USA and the airline world. Passengers, cabin crew, Pilots, Flight Engineers, even top airline executives, all claimed to have seen ‘something’ while travelling on some Eastern Airlines aircraft.

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Last month, the Derby Telegraph published an article about the plane, sharing witness reports describing it as a dark, low-flying World War II-style aircraft.

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