MHG30820 - Aircraft Crash Site, Westerdale


Hurricane aircraft crash site

Type and Period (1)

  • AIRCRAFT CRASH SITE (Crashed, Second World War - 1941 AD to 1941 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Hurricane aircraft crashed on August 27th, 1941. No further details surrounding the circumstances of the crash. Serial No. Z5145. Sqd. 331.

Information supplied by Alan Clark, 11/04/02.
Macclesfield Aviation Group, a member of the British Aviation Archaeological Council.
J Aitken : 15/04/02.

Website - or e-mail at
Website details supplied by A Clark, 11/04/02.
J Aitken : 17/04/02.

It was noted during a field survey in July 2008 that the recorded location of this crash site lies within forestry. It is not known what, if anything, remains of the aircraft, nor can the exact crash location be determined. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 176 503 (200m by 200m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15SE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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