Talk: The recently discovered story behind WW2 RAF Flamingo crash at Great Ouseburn - Wed 20 July 19.00-21.00

posted 8 Jul 2011, 09:13 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 8 Jul 2011, 09:13 ]

Talk: The recently discovered story behind WW2 RAF Flamingo crash at Great Ouseburn

County: North Yorkshire

Wed 20 July 19.00-21.00

The recently discovered story behind WWII RAF Flamingo crash at Great Ouseburn in 1942; How a community can work together to build and hand on the story of the past.

It was a sunny April evening in 1942, when the RAF Flamingo thundered through the sky, 2,000ft above North Yorkshire. Inside was a delegation of Russian military officials in Britain for discussions, as well as six members of the RAF…

Kev Cale, community archaeologist for the Great Yorkshire Plain Project will give a talk on the crash. A story first aired at the Great Yorkshire Plain Project, Hand on the Past Club, for Boroughbridge Cluster Schools.

Please book. Tickets £5 each.

Location: Ripon Library, The Arcade, Ripon HG4 1AG. Ripon Library is located next to the Bus Station, and is on the first floor above Home Bargains

Org: North Yorkshire County Libraries
Name: Christine Holgate
Tel: 0845 034 9524
Email: ripon.library@northyorks.gov.uk
Web: www.northyorks.gov.uk/libraries

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