Record Details

NHER Number:15526
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two crash site

Summary

On 23 November 1944 a Mosquito bomber crashed at this site on a training flight with the loss of both crew members. The site of the crash was excavated in 1975, revealing the remains of the wreckage.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 648 182
Map Sheet:TF61NW
Parish:MIDDLETON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

25 July 1975. Excavation of Mosquito aircraft in marshland.
Mark H of 100 Group, Great Massingham.
Crashed 23 November 1944 on training flight but with live ammunition.
Excavated by East Anglian Aviation Society.
Said to have been destined for Duxford Museum but staff there do not know of it 1979.
See (S1) and (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 11 December 1979.

Monument Types

  • AIRCRAFT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Newspaper Article: 1977. Eastern Daily Press. 25 July.
<S2>Newspaper Article: 1975. Eastern Daily Press. 6 October. 2.

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