Crew and Passengers of Dakota KK194
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in a gully near the summit of Ben Talaidh at the head of Glenforsa 1 mile beyond the roadhead
at the end of a 3 mile track from the A849
near Salen-the track starts about 1.5 miles east of Salen (Isle of Mull)
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
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Dakota Mark IV KK194 On 1st February 1945 the above aircraft crashed into/ the side of Ben Talaidh, Glen Forsa, Isle of Mull at 2300 feet some/ 500 feet below the summit, the pilot having been disoriented by low/ cloud and heavy snow. KK194 was on delivery from Montreal, refueling at Reykyavik, bound for Prestwick. On board were there crew and five passengers, all RAF officers, one of whom/ got clear of the wreckage and sent up flares. He made his way/ into the glen below, following light from a shepherd' house from where help was raised and all the survivors were/ rescued and the bodies of those who died recovered. Those who lost their lives were the following: (Names) In their memory this memorial was attached to the half buried propeller of KK 194 by the vice chairman and home secretary of the Aircrew Association Highland Branch Inverness 1st February 2005.