Saro Lerwick I: Stranraer, Loch Ryan
Aircraft (20th Century)
Site Name Saro Lerwick I: Stranraer, Loch Ryan
Classification Aircraft (20th Century)
Alternative Name(s) L7262; Raf Wig Bay; A/c Saro
Canmore ID 299290
Site Number NX06SE 8050
NGR NX 05 62
Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long
- Council Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish Maritime - Dumfries And Galloway
- Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
- Former District Maritime
- Former County Not Applicable
NX06SE 8050 unlocated
NLO: Stranraer [name: NX 060 610]
Loch Ryan [name centred NX 05 65].
Possibly on map sheets or NX06SW.
For RAF Wig Bay (NX 0337 6524 to NX 0333 6858), see NX06NW 44.00.
(Classified as Saro Lerwick I: date of loss cited as 7 January 1941). L7262: this aircraft of 209 sqdn [RAF] crashed and sank during take-off at Stranraer.
(Location of loss cited as N54 55.0 W5 2.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. This aircraft was presumably one of those based at RAF Wig Bay, for which see NX06NW 44.00.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 July 2009.