Crash site of Vickers Wellington Mk.IA L7775 on Bruach Mhor, Beinn a'Bhuird, Aberdeenshire

24th October 1940
Wellington Mk.IA L7775
No.20 OTU, RAF
Bruach Mhor, Aberdeenshire

During the night of the 23rd October 1940 a trainee crew along with an instructor left RAF Lossiemouth on the Moray coast for a night cross country exercise with the … Continue reading “1940-10-24|Wellington Mk.IA|L7775|No.20 OTU, RAF|Bruach Mhor, Aberdeenshire”

Lifting the starboard engine from the crash site of UC-78A Bobcat 42-58513 on Craigton Hill during excavation by the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum

24th May 1944
UC-78A 42-58513
Craigton Hill, East Dunbartonshire

The aircraft, baseed at Warton in Lancashire, was being used for an administrative flight. It had taken off from Dyce near Aberdeen at 16:20 for a flight to Renfrew before … Continue reading “1944-05-24|UC-78A|42-58513|BAD 2, USAAF|Craigton Hill, East Dunbartonshire”

Memorial at the crash site of Piper Cherokee G-AZSE on Sheabhal, Isle of Barra

16th June 1984
Cherokee G-AZSE
Sheabhal, Isle of Barra

The aircraft was being used for a private flight from Dyce Airport at Aberdeen to Barra where two of the people onboard had business appointments. After passing over the Tiree … Continue reading “1984-06-16|Cherokee|G-AZSE|Civil|Sheabhal, Isle of Barra”