What appear to be wing/ hardpoint components from this Barracuda torpedo bomber which crashed into Whernside on 15th December 1945.
There apparently used to be a big chunk of wing here, but it was probably stolen by the "York Aircraft Preservation Society".
What a fantastic name for an organisation which destroys wreck sites, it's worthy of George Orwell's 1984.
Of course like all of these loose associations of saddoes it has disbanded in time, and its stolen "treasures" have gone missing, who knows where.
Those imagined museums never come to fruition quite as you hoped, do they lads? Maybe a few pointless bits of tangled metal are collected in some unvisited Nissen hut somewhere, but more usually items (all too often stolen from war graves) are collected simply to be thrown out by your parents for those few of you who go on to get a life.
Don't imagine I'm implying that all involved are of school age, just that they probably live with their parents. And need to get a life.
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