|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||World War Two crash site|
A Wellington bomber crashed at this site in July 1941. The site was excavated by the Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum in 1984 and parts of the aircraft were recovered.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 516 109|
|Parish:||WEST CAISTER, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK|
16 July 1941. 23.30 hours. Crash Site.
Wellington 1c X3220, 40 squadron, picked up by searchlights at 122m to 152m (400 to 500ft), dived to ground. 6 crew killed.
Excavated by RAF bomb disposal team and afterwards by Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum in October 1983.
E. Rose (NAU) 18 November 1983.
- 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. Bomber relics dug up at wartime crash site. 24 September. |
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