B-17G 42-97286 of the 560th Bombardment Squadron, 388th Bombardment Group flew into the eastern face of Beinn Nuis on the Isle of Arran on the 10th December 1944 while on a  flight form Knettishall to Prestwick

 

John N. Littlejohn Captain Pilot Killed
Robert N. Stoaks 2nd Lieutenant Co-pilot Killed
William J. Frey 2nd Lieutenant Navigator Killed
Richard W. Rosebasky 1st Lieutenant Navigator Killed
Leonard W. Bond 2nd Lieutenant Bomb Aimer Killed
Joseph A. Payne Corporal Engineer Killed
Albert E. Thomas Corporal Radio Operator Killed
James R. Bell Major Passenger Killed
Jack D. Merkley 2nd Lieutenant Passenger Killed
Charles S. Brown Master Sergeant Passenger Killed
Wade D. Kriner Staff Sergeant Passenger Killed

In the crash report there are three versions of the crew list which contradict each other so the above may not be entirely correct.

The aircraft crashed close to B-24 42-41030 and C-60 42-56014.

Engine parts at the crash site of B-17G 42-97286 on Beinn Nuis, Isle of Arran
The photo above shows part of one the aircrafts engines (centre), an ammunition container (left) and an oxygen bottle (right).
Partly buried mainspar from B-17G 42-97286 at the crash site on Beinn Nuis, Isle of Arran
This photo shows where part of the main spar was cut up and buried after the crash, both ends of the spar can be seen above the surface.
Pieces of wreckage below the crash site on Beinn Nuis, Isle of Arran
This photo shows one of the many collections of wreckage in the rocks below the crash site.
Part of one of the main undercarriage assemblies at the crash site on Beinn Nuis, Isle of Arran
Also in the rocks below the crash site is the lower portion of one of the main undercarriage oleos with the wheel still attached.

 

Six of those onboard were buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, below are photographs of their graves.

Grave of co-pilot, 2nd Lieutenant Robert N. Stoaks at the Cambridge American Military Cemtery
2nd Lieutenant Robert N. Stoaks, Co-pilot.
Grave of Navigator, 2nd Lieutenant William V. Frey, at the Cambridge American Military Cemetery
2nd Lieutenant William V. Frey, Navigator
Grave of Engineer, Corporal Joseph A. Payne at Cambridge American Military Cemetery
Corporal Joseph A. Payne, Engineer
Grave at Major James R. Bell at Cambridge American Military Cemetery
Major James R. Bell, Passenger.
Grave of Master Sergeant Charles S. Brown, at Cambridge American Military Cemetery
Master Sergeant Charles S. Brown, Passenger.
Grave of Staff Sergeant Wade D. Kriner at the Cambriadge American Military Cemetery
Staff Sergeant Wade D. Kriner, Passenger.