Record Details

NHER Number:12801
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two aircraft crash site


An American World War Two Liberator aircraft crashed at this site on 27 March 1944.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9754 1652
Map Sheet:TF91NE

Full description

27 March 1944. Aircraft collision.
A Liberator aircraft crashed in this field following collison with another Liberator. Both flew from the United States Army Airforce station at Attlebridge and were en route to the German aerodome in Biarritz, on the Bay of Biscay coast.
Information from (S1).
D. Robertson (NLA), 13 March 2006.

Around 1979. Excavation.
The remains of the aircraft were excavated by Mr. Terry and other local enthusiasts.
No further details are available concerning these excavations.
H. Hamilton (NLA), 21 December 2007.

Monument Types

  • AIRCRAFT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • AIRCRAFT CRASH SITE (World War Two - 1944 AD to 1944 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>Unpublished Document: Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum. General Report: B-24 Crash at Gorgate Hall, Hoe, Norfolk, Monday 27 March 1944..

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