Norfolk County Council has announced road closures for the B17 80th Anniversary Commemoration.

The traffic restrictions will be in effect in Reedham on February 21 between 10am and 1pm.

The commemoration honours the 21 crew members who died on February 21, 1944, after two B17 Flying Fortress bombers from the 385th Bomb Group in Great Ashfield collided and crashed in Reedham Marshes.

Though the roads will be temporarily restricted, access for emergency vehicles and pedestrians will still be available.

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The affected roads are a portion of C436 Station Road, C436 The Hills, and 165m of Riverside starting from its junction with C436 Station Road.

The alternative route will be through Freethorpe Road, Pottles Lane, Church Road, Mill Road, The Hills, and Riverside.

The ceremony starting at 11am at the Reedham War Memorial, will include an Honor Guard from the USAF Mildenhall, Royal British Legion standard bearers, and a wreath-laying event.

For any enquiries about the closure, please call Norfolk County Council on 0344 800 8020.