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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


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Maritime - Argyll And Bute
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NM83SW 8028 unlocated

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.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 18141

Name : A/C SARO

Latitude : 562700

Longitude : 53400

Registration : BRITISH


Loss Day : 20

Loss Month : 2

Loss Year : 1940

Comment : Crashed during forced landing 5 miles west of Oban.

Cargo : L7253 209 Sqn


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