SP2903 : Memorial plaque commemorating WW2 plane crash near Black Bourton

taken 2 months ago, near to Black Bourton, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Memorial plaque commemorating WW2 plane crash near Black Bourton
Memorial plaque commemorating WW2 plane crash near Black Bourton
The memorial is for the RAF crew of 297 Squadron who were killed near this site on 27th August 1944 in Albemarle V1782, see SP2903 : Memorial by the road to Black Bourton. The aircraft hit trees on a go-around from RAF Brize Norton and crashed, killing all five occupants and writing off the aircraft. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 August, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 August, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Air transport  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2920 0356 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.8000N 1:34.7165W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2921 0356
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Memorial WWII  RAF  WW2  World War II  RAF Brize Norton  Memorial Plaque  WW2 Memorial Plaque 

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