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    The greatest disaster to occur in Isle of Wight waters was the loss in 1917 of..
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This Spitfire flown by P/O W. S. Williams out of Tangmere 266..
Pilot Officer M Lyall went head to head with Major Helmet Wick.
North Grounds Farm - Mk IX Spitfire crashed in Chale.
This aircraft crash landed near Ventnor on the St Lawrence road near..
This Spitfire flying from 41 Squadron Merston in West Sussex, got..
This Mk. V Spitfire crash landed at Atherfield after a flying..
On a very misty day a double tragedy within meters of each other..
Somerton airfield saw another air accident towards the end of 1944,..
A Tangmere based Typhoon was forced down on the 25th May on Brading..
On the 7th June 1944 a Typhoon from 182 Squadron crashed at Ashen..
A Tangmere based Typhoon from 197 Squadron crashed at Garstons Farm..
Test Pilot Everrett Leach whilst battled in vein to control his..
The Fairey Firefly from 798 Sqaudron Fleet Air Arm flew into bad..
Somerton Airfield was the place of a bizarre incident in June 1945..
The pier was 370 ft long, and was "paddle shaped" so that the pier..
Thomas Barber was a contemporary of George Brannon, and produced a..
Alum Bay from the cliff top viewing out to The Needles
Charles Tompkins created a tour of the Isle of Wight in the 1790s