Aircraft Crash Investigations and Archaeology

Aircraft crash site investigations and aviation archaeology.

1st July 2021 (Crash Site investigation Canceled)

Ministry of Defence licence application to excavate Hereford I L6067 refused as human remains believed to be still buried at crash site.

Right: Pilot Sgt Oswald George Day

27th May 2021 (Crash Investigation)

Investigation into the crash of Hereford I that crashed near souldern on the 1st August 1940, aircraft from 16 O.T.U. Upper Hayford serial No. L6067

Licence applied for on 27th May 2021

10th August 2019

Crash Site Investigation Miles Master II

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10th August 2019

Eye witness to wellington crash prompts new investigation into a tragic loss. Local historian John Panter kindly showed us the general location of a wellington crash witness by him at the time. This site is now under further investigation.

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6th July 2019

Aircraft Crash Site Investigation.

Rare Boulton Paul Overstrand site located. M.O.D. Licence applied for.

1st June - 10th August 2019.

Crash Investigation.

F-5A-3-LO 42-12774.

Pilot: Earl W Bierer.

15th February 1943.

Contact with several land owners has taken place to establish the location and the current land owners of the crash site area.

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14th November 2018

B17 site under investigation.

28th September 2018

Blenheim site under investigation.

18th May 2018.

Eye witness to three WW2 aircraft crashes provides the society with valuable historical information, sites now being researched for possible further investigation.

27th May 2016

Wellington the Hollows, Information obtained from local resident.

21st June 2014 (crash Site Investigation)

B-17 42-31469 306th Bomb Group (H)
Location: Near Bletsoe Castle, Bledsoe, Bedfordshire, England.

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29th September 2013.

Investigation and recovery of Vickers Wellington X HZ375.
Location: Charndon, Bucks England.

September 2007.

Investigation and recovery of Mustang III FX876
Location: Oaksfield, Goulds Farm, Rayne, Essex, England.

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June – July 2003

Recovery of Mosquito MM150
By The Aircrew Remembrance Society.
Location: Chieveley Berkshire England.

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November 1996

Recovery of Messerschmitt Bf 109G-5 Wnr.27107 Uffz Blochberger.
Location: Ecretteville Normandie France.

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November 1994.

Recovery of Mosquito VI SZ963 W/C Oats.
Location: Bottendorf Germany.

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June 1992

Recovery of Junkers Ju88A-4 Wnr. 140099 Uffz Straube.
Location: Blackbrook, North Holmwood, Surrey, England.

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21st July 1991.

Investigation and recovery of Hawker Hurricane I P3897. Battle of Britain loss.
Location: Speen, Bucks England.

24th June 1984 (Crash Site Investigation relating to B17 42-3449)

5th June 1982.

Investigation into the crash of Gloster Gauntlet K5264)(Parts found)
Location: Knotty Green, Beaconsfield, Bucks England.

17th February 1982

B-24 Liberator 42-51345 392 BG crash site investigation.

October 1981 to May 1982.

Handley Page Hampden Mk.I, Serial L4203, No. 185 Squadron R.A.F.
Location: Widmer End, near High Wycombe Buckinghamshire.

January 1981.

Location: Bellingdon, near Chesham Buckinghamshire.

September 1980 to January 1981.

Avro Lancaster Mk.III, Serial PB475, No. 582 Squadron R.A.F., P.F.F.
Location: Bellingdon, near Chesham Buckinghamshire.

October 1978 to December 1978.

Vickers Wellington Mk.X, Serial LN660 No. 11 O.T.U. R.A.F.
Location: Quainton, Buckinghamshire.

February 1976 to March 1976.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.V (converted to type C) Serial: R7021, No. 1 P.R.U. R.A.F.
Location: Cookly Green, Oxfordshire.

August 1973 to September 1973.

Vickers Wellington Mk.Ic Serial L7891, 23 O.T.U. R.A.F.
Location: Waterstock, Oxfordshire.

1st October to 5 th November 1972.

Recovery of Hurricane Z7010
Location: Holy Green near Princess Risborough Bucks England.

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May 1972 to June 1972.

Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I, Serial N1627 264 Squadron R.A.F.
Location: Marlow Buckinghamshire

March 1972 to April 1972.

de Havilland Mosquito Mk. PRXVI Serial NS555 802
nd Reconnaissance Squadron. 8th U.S.A.
Location: Pinions, High Wycombe

October 1971 to December 1971.

Messerschmitt Me410 16/KG2 (Aircraft crash investigation and recovery)
Location: Radnage Buckinghamshire