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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235677
Last updated: 15 May 2020
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Date:16-MAY-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic FFLY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Firefly T.Mk1
Owner/operator:766 NAS RN
Registration: Z2108
C/n / msn: F5651
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lochnagar, Aberdeenshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Lossiemouth, Moray
Destination airport:RNAS Lossiemouth, Moray
Narrative:
Crashed on a mountain in the Balmoral Estate in bad weather during a training flight.
Wreckage located by teh RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue Team.
Most of the wreckage remains in situ.
Side markings 245-LM.

Sources:

Aircraft Wrecks: The Walker's Guide: Historic Crash Sites on the Moors and Mountains of the British Isles https://t.co/6uFyuPCZja?amp=1
https://heavywhalley.wordpress.com/2017/03/30/don-siddons-b-e-m-raf-mountain-rescue-kinloss-mrt-and-the-firefly-aircraft-crash-on-lochnagar-in-1949/ (note incorrect date)
https://www.airhistory.net/photo/200558/Z2108
https://www.flickr.com/photos/stuant63/5816132891


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-May-2020 12:15 Aerossurance Added
15-May-2020 08:43 MIG21 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Embed code, Operator]

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