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HER Number:MDV107784
Name:Aircraft crash site near Huntingdon Warren


On 13.10.1945, a United States of Amemerica Air Force Douglas C-47 Skytrain (Dakota) crashed near Huntingdon Warren.


Grid Reference:SX 664 669
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • AIRCRAFT CRASH SITE (World War II - 1945 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Rendell, P., 2000, Crashed aircraft on Dartmoor (Article in Serial). SDV352716.

2014, Legendary Dartmoor, Accessed 12/09/2014 (Website). SDV356498.

Huntingdon Warren - 13.10.1945. A United States of Amemerica Air Force Douglas C-47 Skytrain (Dakota) crashed. Parts of the debis used to decorate living room at the farm, occupied by 'MooRoaMan', Frederick William Symes who squatted in the property between 1942 and the late 1950s.
(Based on Rendell, 2000).

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Unclear where the aircraft crash landed in relation to Huntingdon Warren so location is approximate only!

Sources / Further Reading

SDV352716Article in Serial: Rendell, P.. 2000. Crashed aircraft on Dartmoor. Dartmoor News. 52. A5 Stapled.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #2229 ]
SDV356498Website: 2014. Legendary Dartmoor. http://www.legendarydartmoor.co.uk. Website. Accessed 12/09/2014.

Associated Monuments

MDV5183Related to: Huntingdon Warren (Monument)
MDV14372Related to: Warren House, Huntingdon, Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 29 2015 1:00PM