Liberator Aircrash

On 13 June 1945 a USAAF B24H Liberator of the 66th Bomber Squadron was flying back to the USA with a full crew of nine and six passengers. It became lost and crashed into the side of a rocky hill called Sithean Mor overlooking Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross. There were no survivors. All but two were in their twenties, the three youngest were just 20 years old. The wreckage is scattered over an area of 100 square metres. An engine can seen to the left of the island in the shallow lochan. A propellor also breaks the surface, extreme left in the photo.


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