Wreckage of Fairey Barracuda Mk.III PM870 on Col Bheinn, Brora, Sutherland

14th July 1945
Barracuda Mk.II PM870
No.818 Sqn, RN
Col Bheinn, Sutherland

The crew of PM870 were on a flight from HMS Owl at Fearn between Tain and Invergordon when their aircraft crashed on the southern side of Col Bheinn approximately 200ft … Continue reading “1945-07-14|Barracuda Mk.II|PM870|No.818 Sqn, RN|Col Bheinn, Sutherland”

Alan with the remains of Fariey Barracuda MD963 above Redbrook Clough, Marsden, West Yorkshire

29th July 1945
Barracuda Mk.III MD963
RNAS Dunino Stn Flt, RN
Redbrook Clough, Marsden

Fairey Barracuda MD963 of the RNAS Dunino Station Flight, crashed at Close Moss, Redbrook Clough on Sunday 29th July 1945. The aircraft was flying from Donibristle near Dunfermline   George Henry Ambler Sub-Lieutenant Pilot Killed  

Wreckage at the crash site of Barracuda DR306 on Whernside, Ribblehead, Yorkshire

15th December 1945
Barracuda Mk.II DR306
No.769 Sqn, RN
Whernside, North Yorkshire

The pilot was on a cross country flight from Rattray when the aircraft struck Whernside in low cloud. The pilot was extremely lucky in that he was able to walk … Continue reading “1945-12-15|Barracuda Mk.II|DR306|No.769 Sqn, RN|Whernside, North Yorkshire”

Wreckage on Ardskenish beach, Colonsay, from a Supermarine Sea Otter

11th February 1949
Sea Otter Mk.2 JN246
Eglinton Stn Flt, RN
Ardskenish Beach, Colonsay

I guess this is where visiting aircraft wrecks and ship wrecks overlaps, as the aircraft was an amphibian and the wreck lies in the inter-tidal range, though it does not … Continue reading “1949-02-11|Sea Otter Mk.2|JN246|Eglinton Stn Flt, RN|Ardskenish Beach, Colonsay”