TM0784 : Fersfield Airport

taken 10 years ago, near to Fersfield, Norfolk, Great Britain

Fersfield Airport
Fersfield Airport
The airfield was a satellite of Knettishall Station and was at one time used by the 388th Bombardment Group in the joint USAAF/USN project Aphrodite to use stripped down flying fortress bombers as explosive packed, radio controlled flying bombs. Pilots would take-off manually and then parachute to safety leaving the bomber under the control of another aircraft and then flown to its target in Europe. The project was not a great success.

These buildings are being used by industry but many other buildings here are slowly deacaying and are of great interest.

Find out more and see many more pictures at this website: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) .

See also TM0783 and TM0683
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TM0784, 97 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 February, 2007
Category
Airfield (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 075 846 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:25.2371N 1:3.0493E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 074 846
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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