Anson DJ106 Air Crash Site

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Reference WMO258745

Address:

Ben Macdui Summit

Eleven miles south east of Aviemore

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Cairn
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The site is a long walk in remote and tough terrain from the Cairngorm Ski Centre and is near the summit of Ben MacDui. There is no road access. About 11 miles south east of Aviemore, Badenoch And Strathspey. Stone Cairn with metal plaque attached. According to the geograph photographer, some of the wreckage is still visible.
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THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD/On this site on 21 Aug 42 Avro Anson Serial No. DJ106 from/19 Operational Training Unit crashed on a/training flight from RAF Kinloss/Morayshire killing all five members of its crew/[names]

Carruthers, Kenneth Edmondson Fillingham, Geoffrey Gilmour, William Llewelyn, John Robertson, John Beaton

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