SE3976 : R.A.F, Neptune WX545 Oak Memorial Plaque - St. Columba Church - Topcliffe

taken 9 years ago, near to Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

R.A.F, Neptune WX545 Oak Memorial Plaque - St. Columba Church - Topcliffe
R.A.F, Neptune WX545 Oak Memorial Plaque - St. Columba Church - Topcliffe
The interior of Topcliffe C of E Church showing the Memorial plaque, dedicated in 2002, to the crew of Neptune Aircraft WX545, based at R.A.F, Topcliffe, which crashed on the Mull of Kintyre with the loss of all 9 of the crew on October 10th 1956. The plaque was made by Bob Hunter,who resides near Topcliffe village. Bob was an formerly an apprentice of the famous 'Mouse man', Thomson of North Yorkshire. With his back to the camera talking to his son, is Ian Kirk. Ian had been a member of the unfortunate crew until a week before the incident. Ian died in April 2010.
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Bill Lovelock   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 13 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 March, 2009
Category
Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 399 760 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:10.7050N 1:23.3749W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 399 760
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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