Main undercarriage oleos at the crash site of Vought Chesapeake AL941 in Glean Diomhan, Lochranza

22nd July 1943
Chesapeake Mk.I AL941
No.772 Sqn, RN
Gleann Diomhan, Isle of Arran

The aircraft had take off from the then Naval Air Station at Machrihanish, HMS Landrail, for a training exercise. During the exercise and in poor visibility the aircraft struck the … Continue reading “1943-07-22|Chesapeake Mk.I|AL941|No.772 Sqn, RN|Gleann Diomhan, Isle of Arran”

The starboard wing root at the crash site of Vought Corsair JT461 at Enegars, Isle of Hoy

11th July 1944
Corsair Mk.II JT461
No.1841 Sqn, RAF
Enegars, Orkney

The aircraft was being flown from RNAS Hatson near Kirkwall, the main town on Orkney, to the aircraft carrier HMS Formidable when it flew into the cloud covered high ground … Continue reading “1944-07-11|Corsair Mk.II|JT461|No.1841 Sqn, RAF|Enegars, Orkney”