Wreckage at the crash site of Typhoon DN366 in the Lammermuir Hills

14th February 1943
Typhoon Mk.IB DN366
No.197 Sqn, RAF
Faseny Cottage, East Lothian

  On the 14th February No.197 Squadron were carrying out a number of non-operational exercises from their home station at RAF Drem near North Berwick in East Lothian. These included … Continue reading “1943-02-14|Typhoon Mk.IB|DN366|No.197 Sqn, RAF|Faseny Cottage, East Lothian”

Memorial at the crash site of Hawker Typhoon JR439 near Dunharberry

18th March 1944
Typhoon Mk.IB JR439
No.440 Sqn, RCAF
Dunharberry, Dumfries & Galloway

On the 18th March 1944 No.440 and No.439 Squadrons of the Royal Canadian Air Force were being moved from RAF Ayr to RAF Hurn, Bournemouth, via RAF Woodvale in Lancashire. … Continue reading “1944-03-18|Typhoon Mk.IB|JR439|No.440 Sqn, RCAF|Dunharberry, Dumfries & Galloway”

Wreckage at the crash site of Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB MN532 on Stony Hill, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire

27th March 1945
Typhoon Mk.IB MN532
No.56 OTU, RAF
Stony Hill, Ayrshire

Flying Officer Bellis was on a training flight from RAF Milfield in Northumberland on the 27th March 1945 when he flew into the south eastern flank of Stony Hill, near … Continue reading “1945-03-27|Typhoon Mk.IB|MN532|No.56 OTU, RAF|Stony Hill, Ayrshire”