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ARP log books Volumes 1-9 extracts concerning plane crashes in the area. 1940-1945
Typewritten extracts listing all aircraft forced landings, those shot down and crash sites in the St Margaret's area between 1940 and 1945. Also includes information on casualties, parachute sightings and actions taken. Compiled by Ruth Nicol
Crashed Focke-Wulf FW190A-5, Oxney Court. January 1944
Photocopy from an unidentified article. The article deals with air action over the south-east during January 1944 and includes a photograph of the crash-site in Oxney Court of a German Focke-Wulf 190 fighter brought down ...
Frank Casey, B17 pilot from The Cedartown Standard (Georgia, USA). 12 July 2011
Pages 1 and 2 of The Cedartown Standard, local newspaper of Cedartown, Georgia, USA, dated 12th July 2011. Front page features a photograph of Frank Casey pilot of the B17 bomber which was successfully crash-landed at ...
Jean Weir and a downed Messerschmitt 109 at Solton Manor. August 1940
Details of a Messerschmitt 109 force-landed on farmland around Solton Manor after engagement with RAF fighters over Manston. Taken from page 594 of 'The Battle of Britain Then and Now' 1980 edited by Winston G. ...
Messerschmitt 109 downed at Nelson Park. September 15th 1940
Extract from 'The Battle of Britain - Then and Now' with details of a German Messerscmitt 109 crashing at Nelson Park.
Sergeant Mercer, Spitfire Pilot, forced landing St Margaret's Bay. May 1941
Details of the crash at St Margaret's and a photograph of Sgt Mercer's grave.
USAAF B17 Bomber crash-landed at Nelson Park. January 8th 1945
Two black and white photographs of the USAAF B17G bomber (s/no 43-39068) which crash-landed at Nelson Park on 8th January 1945 on its return from a bombing mission over Germany. The aircraft was part of ...
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