2009.48.1

Private investigation into fatal mid-air collision between two Halifax reconnaisance planes over Tiree during WWII

Short report by Peter Rackliff of his private investigation into the fatal collision between two meteorolgical survey planes over Tiree during World War II, in which all 16 crew members died. Draws on evidence from the official `Report on a Flying Accident (Form 765c)` – August 1944, `Weather conditions and Air tests`, extracts from independent eyewitness accounts of crofter Hugh MacLean, Barrapol and shepherd David McClounnan, and extracts from the `Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry (Form 412)`. Covering note from Peter Rackliff to Janet Bowler, An Iodhlann 22/05/09. Includes ring-bound updated version donated 17 Aug 2014.

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Normal Location: Filing Cabinet 9: drawer 2
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