uk sites of military and aviation history i come across mainly wreck sites but i will try to fit in more!
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Sunday, 8 April 2018
Spitfire IIa P7746 ' City of Bradford ' , the Wrekin , Shropshire Dec 7 1941
The second site was at the other end of the Wrekin and was of the crash
of Spitfire IIa P7746 ' City of Bradford 'which impacted in the center
of this area in the woodland at Rushton Cottage at the east end of the
Wrekin on Dec 7 1941 during one of the worst snow storms for local
flyers as 7 other aircraft came down in the same weather the pilot only
saw the hill at the last moment and taking evasive action the plane
stalled sadly Sgt H.A.Metcalfe RAAF bailed out too low 150ft and was
killed later his body was found by a search light detachment from
Buildwas Again private ground but there is a shallow cratered area at the given position ?