Current Aviation Archaeology News

The stories of some recent digs and further news items appear in our magazine 'Aviation Archaeologist'. Recent issues are still available, see the linked images on the left.

September 2012

A memorial has been unveiled near Plungar, Leicestershire, commemorating the crew of Avro Lancaster Mk.III ED549, it was reported by BBC East Midlands. Further information is available on Scribd.

Excavation work in Laumersheim, Germany, has lead to the recovery of the remains of Avro Lancaster Mk.III ED427 and at least one of its crew members. The aircraft, from No.49 Squadron at RAF Fiskerton in Lincolnshire was lost on the night of the 16th / 17th April 1943 while on a sortie against the Czech town of Pilsen. The discovery was reported by various media organisations including The Telegraph, Daily Mail and Stars & Stripes.

During early September a memorial was placed on a rebuilt cairn at Oxen Craig, Bennachie, Aberdeenshire, close to the crash sites of Gloster Meteor F. Mk.8 WA882 and Westland Wallace Mk.I K6028, Northern Echo news article.

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