Bristol Beaufort Mk.I L4479 of No.5 OTU, crashed on Goat Fell while on a night navigation exercise in poor weather from Turnberry south of Ayr on the 30th August 1942.
|Crew / Passengers||Rank - If Applicable||Position e.g. Pilot||Status|
|Louis Orlin Glay||Flight Sergeant RCAF||Pilot||Killed|
|John Orville MacLean||Flight Sergeant RCAF||Observer||Killed|
|John William Leyland||Flight Sergeant RCAF||Wireless Operator / Air Gunner||Killed|
A photo taken in less than perfect weather conditions at the crash site of L4479 showing a large scar where the aircraft burned out.
This section of spar is one of the larger items left, there are two other sections of spar like this lower down the mountain.
The three crew members were all buried at Dunure Cemetery to the south of Ayr.
Flight Sergeant Glay
Flight Sergeant MacLean
Flight Sergeant Leyland