Monument record MYO4521 - Aircraft BB210 Crash Site

Summary

Aircraft BB210 was a Handley Page Halifax Mark II British heavy bomber. It was one of a batch of 200 such aircraft delivered betwen January 1942 and July 1943, by the London Aircraft Production Group. The aircraft served with 405 and 1659 (Communications Unit) Squadrons. It crashed after losing power 2 miles south of Rufforth, on the 15th of Semptember 1943. The location of this aircraft is very approximate, and could in fact be in the Parish of Askham Richard.

Location

Grid reference SE 5354 4855 (point)
Map sheet SE54NW
Civil Parish Askham Richard, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

NMR Information:

Aircraft BB210 lost power and crashed 2 miles south of Rufforth on 15/09/43. (1)

Royal Air Force Aircraft BA100-BZ999 12 J.J.Halley

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Record last edited

Aug 5 2019 10:57AM

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