MHG30824 - Aircraft Crash Site - Ben Hutig
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 March 13th, 1942. No further information surrounding the circumstances of the crash. Serial No. BD678. Sqd. 612.
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 - 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.
A Whitley aircraft is embedded on the north slope of Ben Hutig.
J Aitken: 26/09/04
Two more aircraft crash sites are alleged to exist, one on Ben Hutig and another on the Moine. No further information is known about the circumstances surrounding the crashes or the type of aircraft involved.
Information supplied by D r N Lindsay, 08/09/04
Information supplied by A Nimmo in 2022, the aircraft crashed on 13/03/1943 not 1942. The aircraft failed to gain enough height on landfall and hit Ben Hutig. 3 crew were killed, one more succumbed to his injuries on 25th May. 2 survivors. <1>
- --- SHG2110 Text/Publication/Volume: David J Smith. 1997. High Ground Wrecks and Relics. 4th. 11.
- --- SHG2367 Text/Publication/Volume: Jim Hughs. 1999. A Steep Turn to The Stars, A history of aviation in the Moray Firth.. 2nd.
- <1> SHG28974 Text/Correspondence: Nimmo, A.. 2022. Correction to MHG30824 via HER website. Unaffiliated. Yes. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 542 665 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)|
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