TM0693 : Harvested fields in Old Buckenham

taken 6 years ago, near to Puddledock, Norfolk, Great Britain

Harvested fields in Old Buckenham
Harvested fields in Old Buckenham
An aircraft can be seen in the process of landing as the photo was taken on the day when the Norfolk Air Show was held. The landing aircraft is a USAF Navion.
RAF Old Buckenham (USAAF Station 144)

RAF Old Buckenham was opened in 1943 as an operational bomber station for use by the USAAF and during the war it was home to the 453rd Bomb Group. The airfield has three runways, two T2 hangars and a watch office. The control tower was demolished in 1970. After the war the airfield was used by non-flying RAF maintenance units until it was sold off in 1964 and returned to agricultural use. During the 1970s and 80s it was used by crop-spraying aircraft and presently the 100 acre site is a private airfield that is often described as being one of the most friendly airfields in East Anglia. The airfield also hosts the Norfolk Air Show, an annual event with military and flying displays. See also: Link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0677 9327 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:29.8871N 1:2.6816E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0650 9332
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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