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"modern" archeology of Twice Brewed
Topic Started: Dec 10 2009, 09:29 PM (323 Views)
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Digging roman stuff makes you forget that not all archeology is "ancient". In recent years there has been considerable interest in aviation archeology, especially of the Second World War.

In the early morning of 24 March, 1943 a Dornier 217E crashed near Twice Brewed. It appears to have hit Steel Rig, but accounts vary as to whether it was shot down or just flying too low. All five crew were killed in the crash, and were buried at Carlisle.

Anybody have a clue as to where exactly this site is?

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Confusing pictures, but this would seem to be on Steel Rig, west of Peel Gap. In the background of one of the pictures I am pretty sure I am seeing the cliffs on the east end of the Gap, popular with rock climbers.
Lets send Michael H. up there to have a look around!
Or maybe just have another excuse for an after dinner hike next spring.

Odd that this lists four crewmen killed, when other accounts list five.

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