MHG30822 - Aircraft Crash Site, Carn a Choire Moire
Whitley aircraft crash site
Type and Period (1)
- AIRCRAFT CRASH SITE (CRASHED 1901; CRASHED 2100; , Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
- None recorded
A Whitley aircraft crashed on Jan. 6th, 1942. It flew into the hill called 'Carn a Choire Moire'. A memorial was erected at the top of the wreckage trail 20 yards from the Trig point. Serial No. N1498. Sqd. 19 O.T.U.
Information supplied by Alan Clark, 11/04/02.
Macclesfield Aviation Group, a member of the British Aviation Archaeological Council.
See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 15/04/02.
Website - www.the-ateam.supanet.com or e-mail at Clark@theateam69.fsnet.co.uk
Website details supplied by A Clark, 11/04/02.
J Aitken : 17/04/02.
Email correspondence from Andrew Ker in May 2012 provided a record of the text, now apparently illegible, on the memorial. It read:
"THIS MEMORIAL PLAQUE IS IN MEMORY OF THOSE
PERSONNEL KILLED WHEN
WHITLEY MK V AIRCRAFT
OPERATING WITH 19 OTU RAF KINLOSS
CRASHED ON 6 JANUARY 1942
PLT OFF J G IRVINE
PLT OFF J G CASTLING
SGT C S GEORGE
SGT C W GREEN
SGT D PIKE
SGT E F J KANE RCAF
SGT C M EDGHILL" <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8429 2979 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||MOY AND DALAROSSIE|
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