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”

Crash site of Grumman Avenger Mk.I FN821 on Trum y Fawnog, Llangynog, the Berwyn Mountains, Powys - Peak District Air Accident Research

3rd February 1944
Avenger Mk.I FN821
No.848 Sqn, RN
Trum y Fawnog, Powys

Grumman Avenger Mk.I FN821 / 4K of No.848 Naval Air Squadron, Royal Navy, crashed on Trum y Fawnog near Llangynog on the 3rd February 1944 The aircraft is reported to … Continue reading “1944-02-03|Avenger Mk.I|FN821|No.848 Sqn, RN|Trum y Fawnog, Powys”

Wreckage at the crash site of Auster Workmaster G-APMJ on Dungeon Hill near Glen Trool, Dumfries and Galloway

18th October 1963
Auster J/1U Workmaster G-APMJ
Dungeon Hill, Dumfries & Galloway

The aircraft was owned by Cumberland Aviation Services at Carlisle airport and was being used by a member of the flying club there to fly to Macrihanish near Campbeltown. The … Continue reading “1963-10-18|Auster J/1U Workmaster|G-APMJ|Civil|Dungeon Hill, Dumfries & Galloway”