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Fen Holme Spitfire

MEDIA LINKS FOR THE EXCAVATION


https://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/memorial-to-spitfire-crash-pilot-unveiled-at-holme-lode-near-peterborough-1-7593930

http://www.greatfen.org.uk/spitfire

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-34549846






On 22 November 1940 Spitfire X4593 of 266 Rhodesian Squadron Royal Air Force crashed near Holme Lode Farm, Holme. In 2016 the decision was taken to excavate the aircraft. The dig was a collaboration between the Great Fen Project, Oxford Archaeology and Operation Nightingale.