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.