Record Details

NHER Number:20528
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two crash site

Summary

Two United States Army Air Force bombers from the 392nd Bomb Group from Wendling crashed here during World War Two. Parts of the planes were found during ploughing.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0319 2138
Map Sheet:TG02SW
Parish:FOXLEY, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

5 July 1944. Second field west of former rectory.
Crash site; two United States Army Air Force bombers collided, 392nd Bomb Group from Wendling where there is a memorial obelisk.
Information from (S1). Wrongly called 'near church'.
Location supplied by landowner, who regularly finds fragments on the site after ploughing.
E. Rose (NAU), 13 July 1984

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1984. War tragedy remembered. 6 July.

Related records - none

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