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2002, English Heritage, Military Aircraft Crash Sites - Archaeological guidance on their significance and future management

2002, English Heritage, Military Aircraft Crash Sites - Archaeological guidance on their significance and future management

Topic categories:

Archaeology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Jan 2002 - Jan 2002

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

English Heritage

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

Military aircraft crash sites are an important part of Britain’s military and aviation heritage. Predominantly dating from World War II, during which there was a massive expansion in air activity over the UK, they comprise the buried, submerged or surface remains of aircraft, most of which crashed either in combat or training. Some crash sites...