Memorial to crew of 51 Sqn Halifax LK844 MH-M

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Reference WMO265347

Address:

Bradford Road (A650)

Tingley

Wakefield

LATITUDE: 53.730749017163774 LONGITUDE: -1.5723463804176844

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Stone of remembrance
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: 51 Sqn Halifax LK844 aircraft departed Snaith on 14/11/44 for a routine training flight During the flight the pilot lost control whilst in low cloud and heavy rain. It subsequently suffered catastrophic in-flight structural failure before it crashed at 1730 with the loss of all the crew. The memorial is surrounded by seven trees, planted to the memory of each crew member
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