Record Details

NHER Number:22699
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two aircraft crash site

Summary

A crashed World War Two Spitfire fighter aircraft was excavated in 1986.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 568 070
Map Sheet:TF50NE
Parish:MARSHLAND ST. JAMES, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1986.
Excavation of crashed aircraft. Marked from grid reference given, though location called 'Outwell'.
Spitfire Mark 2 number P7913 flown by 'Screwball' Beurling. Cockpit and engine fairly intact and to be displayed.
Excavated by Fenland Aircraft Preservation Society.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 June 1986.

Monument Types

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

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