In this first delve into Darrington's past the next few pages of the site cover a dramatic night in 1943.

To begin with you can read the newspaper article published two days after the accident.

Next comes the view from the villagers viewpoint researched  by Mr J Longdon.

After this is some information about the Handley Page Halifax Bomber

Then I have included parts of the actual report supplied by the RAF on the last flight  of the Halifax (II) BB245.