References

Below are some of the sources used in the creation of this website, the list is by no means exhaustive, and will be added to where and when necessary.

Published Sources - Books

Bonser, R. Aviation In Leicestershire & Rutland
  Midland Counties Publications, 2001

Cartwright, T.C. Birds-Eye Wartime Leicestershire
  T.C.C. Publications, 2002
 
Chorley, W. R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 1, 1939-1940
  Midland Counties Publications, 1992.

Chorley, W. R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 2, 1941
  Midland Counties Publications, 1993.

Chorley, W. R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 3, 1942
  Midland Counties Publications, 1994.

Chorley, W. R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 4, 1943
  Midland Counties Publications, 1996.

Chorley, W. R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 5, 1944
  Midland Counties Publications, 1997.

Chorley, W. R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 6, 1945
  Midland Counties Publications, 1998.

Chorley, W. R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 7, Operational Training Units
  1940-1947
  Midland Publishing, 2002.

Chorley, W. R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 8, Heavy Conversion Units and
  Miscellaneous Units 1939-1947
  Midland Publishing, 2003.
 
Collier, R. Dark Peak Aircraft Wrecks 2
  Leo Cooper Ltd, 1998.

Collier, R. and Wilkinson R. Dark Peak Aircraft Wrecks 1,
  Leo Cooper Ltd, 1997.

Earl, D. W. Hell on High Ground, A Guide to Aircraft Hill Crash Sites in the UK and Ireland
  Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1995.

Earl, D. W. Hell on High Ground Volume 2, World War II Air Crash Sites
  Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1999.

Nall, H. The Courage of the Small Hours (Lancaster JB125 and LM308)
  Linney Publishing Ltd, 2010.

Needham, D. Nottinghamshire Air Crashes
  Landmark Publishing Ltd, 2009.

Smith, D. J. High Ground Wrecks and Relics
  Midland Publishing Ltd, 1997.

 
Published Sources - Newspapers & Magazines

Derby Evening Telegraph

Nottingham Evening Post

The Basford Bystander

Other Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission 

- US Grave details

Armed Forces Memorial Appeal Roll of Honour

- Post War UK Casualty details

Commonwealth War Graves Commission 

- Commonwealth grave details

The National Archives UK 

- AIR 16 Luftwaffe Crashes Intelligence Files

- AIR 27 Squadron Operations Record Books

- AIR 28 Station Operations Record Books

- AIR 29 Miscellaneous Units Operations Record Books

- AVIA 5 Accident Investigation Branch Reports

- BT 217 Board of Trade Accident Reports

- BT 233 Board of Trade Accident Reports

Royal Air Force Museum, Department of Research and Information Services

- Air Ministry Form 1180 Aircraft Accident Summary Cards

United States Air Force Historical Research Agency

- USAAF / USAF Pre 1955 Accident reports

 

Internet Forums

Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums 

RAF Commands 1939 - 1945

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