Memorial Plaque to crew of 12 (B) Sqn Wellington W5444 PH-T

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Reference WMO265047

Address:

Wellington Road

Briston

Dereham

LATITUDE: 52.855234908488555 LONGITUDE: 1.0407110540392068

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: 12 (B) Sqn Wellington W5444 PH-T had departed Binbrook at 2135 for Ops Cologne on 16/08/41. Whilst attempting an emergency landing, the aircraft crashed close to Melton Constable and collided with a railway bridge at 0130. Three of the six-man crew were killed. During recent expansion of housing in the village, the new road the memorial stands on was appropriately named “Wellington Rd”
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