Crash site of B-17G 44-83325 on Beinn Edra, Isle of Skye

3rd March 1945
B-17G 44-83325
USAAF
Beinn Edra

B-17 44-83325 was a newly built aircraft, having come off the production line at the Douglas aircraft factory in Long Beach, California. It was being ferried across the Atlantic before … Continue reading “1945-03-03|B-17G|44-83325|USAAF|Beinn Edra”

The main crash site of Consolidated B-24H 41-29369 near Tarskavaig, Isle of Skye

23rd July 1945
B-24H 41-29369
BAD 2, USAAF
Tarskavaig, Isle of Skye

41-29369 was one of many aircraft that following the end of the war in Europe was being used to take aircrews back to the United States.  The aircraft were typically … Continue reading “1945-07-23|B-24H|41-29369|BAD 2, USAAF|Tarskavaig, Isle of Skye”