Saro Lerwick I: Firth Of Lorn
Aircraft (20th Century)
Site Name Saro Lerwick I: Firth Of Lorn
Classification Aircraft (20th Century)
Alternative Name(s) L7253; 'five Miles West Of Oban'; A/c Saro
Canmore ID 294272
Site Number NM83SW 8028
NGR NM 80 34
NGR Description Unlocated
Datum Datum not recorded
- Council Argyll And Bute
- Parish Maritime - Argyll And Bute
- Former Region Strathclyde
- Former District Maritime
- Former County Not Applicable
NLO: Oban [name: NM 860 300]
Firth of Lorn [name centred NM 69 19].
(Classified as Saro Lerwick I: date of loss cited as 20 February 1940). L7253: this aircraft of 209 sqdn [RAF] crashed during a forced landing 5 miles West of Oban. Registration: British.
(Location cited as N56 27.0 W5 34.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, being derived from the unverified location that is cited by Whittaker.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 May 2008.