HELMDON, United Kingdom – Col. Charles Hamilton, 422nd Air Base Group commander, speaks during a memorial service for the crew of the Sharon Belle, who lost their lives in a crashed in at the Astwell Castle Farms in 1943. The village and 422nd Air Base Group held a ceremony in honor of the 327th Bombardment Squadron, VIII Bomber Command, Airmen killed Nov. 30, 1943, when they left RAF Poddington on a bombing mission to Germany, and their plane crashed at Astwell Castle Farms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chrissy Best)
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