The church is medieval dating from the 13th century. The church has..
"The Cathedral of the Island", as the church is sometimes called,..
Allan Willims Turret Wroxall Down
This Avro Anson became the first allied aircraft of World War II to..
St Catherine's Down claimed another victim on the 13th March 1944.
A US Air Force Marauder crashed north of Chale Green on the 12th May..
The Bristol Blenheim crashed into Brading Down, 22nd December 1940.
22nd March 1941, a Blenheim made a forced landing at Brook.
7th June 1994 a Havoc A-20 made a forced landing at Ashey Racecourse.
2nd June 1940 saw a Fairey Battle in a sad friendly fire incident.
17th March 1942 a Fairey Swordfish crash lands in Godshill.
Handley Page Halifax at 06.30hrs on the 20th December 1942 went..
While on patrol from No 1 Squadron at Tangmere two Hurricanes flying..
Pilot Officer J Ashton had a lucky escape from his aircraft after..
A well controlled crash landing landing !
Squadron Leader J. Peel, became one of the highest ranking pilots to..
The tragic and sad tail of a forced landing that went horribly wrong..
16th August saw more attacks on the South Hampshire airfields of..
Bembridge Airport opened in 1920 on land owned by Bembridge Farm and in 1921 the airfield became licensed or "approved" by the then Automobile..
Gloster Sheridan's Guide to The Isle of Wight 1832
This spectacular concentric fort was one of the major forts proposed in the Royal Commission of 1860, its primary goal was to protect the Spithead..