Record Details

NHER Number:24563
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two aircraft crash site


The site where a World War Two Wellington bomber crashed in December 1943, killing its crew. An investigation in 1985 recovered part of a propeller.

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Grid Reference:TG 021 296
Map Sheet:TG02NW

Full description

11 December 1943.
Crash site, Wellington III BK 440 number 26 OUT, from Little Horwood (Buckinghamshire).
Site investigated by Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum in 1985. Crew buried at Cambridge City Cemetery. Section of propeller blade in Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum.
E. Rose (NAU), 8 June 1988.

Monument Types

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

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Protected Status - none

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