MHG30833 - Aircraft crash site - Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan
The crash site of a Hurricane aircraft near Kilchoan.
Type and Period (1)
- AIRCRAFT CRASH SITE (CRASHED 1901; CRASHED 2100; , Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
- None recorded
A Hurricane aircraft crashed on Feb. 6th, 1944. Flew into a hill in bad weather. Little remains, hard to find. Serial No. LF207. Sqd. 516. <1>
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.
Cairn containing the wreckage of Hurricane fighter plane which crashed into cliff in 6th February 1944 killing RNZAF Flight Lieutenant Arthur Woodgate of 516 Squadron 26 Group Bomber Command. The pilot was returning from a D-Day Combined Ops exercise at the Singing Sands when he and his two accompanying pilots became lost in bad visibility. <2>
A plaque stands on the slopes of Bein na Seilg on the opposite side of the lochans commemorating F/L Woodgate and the other pilot who died when his plane crashed on Coll - W/O J.E.Stephen RAF. <2>
The site was visited and photographed by Jon Haylett on the 26th of October 2013. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NM 463 638 (200m by 200m) (Buffered by site type)|
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