TM3295 : Firefighters on stand-by

taken 3 years ago, near to Thwaite st Mary, Norfolk, Great Britain

Firefighters on stand-by
Firefighters on stand-by
This is the airfield's own fire engine which is on stand-by when the airfield is active. Picture on the Charity Air Day.
Seething Charity Air Day
A Charity Air Day is organised every year with the aim to raise as much money as possible for chosen charities, the East Anglian Air Ambulance and East Anglia's Children's Hospice and to provide a platform for local charitable organisations on which to promote their cause. It is also a good day out for young and old. The Seething Control Tower Museum, housed in the restored Second World Ward watch office, is also open to visitors.
Seething Airfield :: TM3195
Built by John Laing & Sons in 1942/43 to the standard Class A requirement for heavy bombers, Seething airfield was initially known as RAF 258 Seething. After the arrival of the United States Army Air Forces Eighth Air Force 448th Bombardment Group (Heavy) it became USAAF Station 146.

After the last Americans had left in June/July 1945, the airfield was used for storing bombs and munitions. In 1947, part of the buildings on the Hospital site were converted into temporary dwellings and most of the land was returned to agriculture. The eastern section, including part of the main runway, is currently Seething Airfield, home to the Waveney Flying Group. The former Control tower has since been restored and now houses a memorial museum. The Seething Control Tower Museum is open on the first Sunday of the month from May to October. LinkExternal link.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Monday, 7 September, 2015
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 3204 9568 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.5754N 1:25.0781E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 3202 9565
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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