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Airplane Crash Site (Morpeth)

A German aircraft, a Heinkell 111, was brought down in August 1941. The remains may still be buried in the field.

Reference number:N11659
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, St George's Hospital 1999; NORTHERN ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATES

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Source of Reference
Local History of Morpeth


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