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- A rectangular bronze plaque on a sandstone pillar amidst aircraft wreckage; incised depiction of aircraft at head; inscription incised in upright compressed capital block lettering.
- IN MEMORY/ HERE LIES THE WRECKAGE OF B-29 SUPERFORTRESS/ "OVEREXPOSED" OF THE 16th. PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE/ SQUADRON USAF WHICH TRAGICALLY CRASHED WHILST DESCENDING/ THROUGH CLOUD ON 3rd. NOVEMBER 1948 KILLING ALL 13/ CREWMEMBERS. THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON A ROUTINE FLIGHT FROM/ RAF SCAMPTON TO AMERICAN AFB BURTONWOOD./ IT IS DOUBTFUL THE CREW EVER SAW THE GROUND./ MEMORIAL LAID BY 367 AIR NAVIGATION COURSE OF/ RAF FINNINGLEY ON 12 NOVEMBER 1988.
- Inscription legible?
- Non-Combat Deaths
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined
- Non-Combat Deaths
Measurements: depth -, height 195mm, width 305mm
Measurements: depth 900mm, height 850mm, width 600mm
Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Measurements: depth -, height -, width -
- Listing information
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- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
- The Times 10/ 1 November 2003 Description of site and outline of history
- Derby Daily Telegraph 28/26 October 2009
- Our Blog ukniwm.wordpress.com/2009/09/29/remote-peakland-crash-site-remembered/
- Peakland Air Crashes - The North by Pat Cunningham 37-38 Published:Landmark Collectors Library 2006 ISBN 13:978-1-84306-330-8
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