RAF Kinloss MRT Call Outs 1944 – 1949

This Report was created from Kinloss Report A’s and converted to MS word by Heavy Whalley.


Ser NoDateLocationIncident
1-1/4415/8/ 44Creag RiabhachShort Sunderland DP197. Recalled to base at Alness due to weather. 15 killed. GR 15/936117
2-2/4431/08/44Monadhliaths 35/730110 37/7251106Lancaster Crash. PD259-463 Sqn. Mid air break up returning from ops over Konigsberg. Waddington Aircraft. 7 Killed. . KMRT First recorded Call Out
3-3/4415-16/12/44Beinn nan Coreag 6 miles NW of Berridale GR 17/037293Fairey Barracuda MX691-814 Sqn. Crashed on night navex from Fearn. 3 Killed

Total: Call Outs-3 Aircraft Crashes 3 Rescued- 25 (Fatal-25)


Ser NoDateLocationIncident
4-1/4510/01/45Beinn A Bhuird
GR 36/112025
Airspeed Oxford PH404 311 Sqn.Wreck found by climbers. 5 killed, 3 months after incident. Casualties evacuated by team.
5-2/4531/01/45Near Loch Ruard
GR 11/142448
B17 FL455 519 Sqn. Crashed when returning to RAF Wick whilst returning from met flight. 5 killed, 3 survived. Wick MRT involved.
6-3/4503/03/45Beinn Edra, Skye GR 23/456630Boeing B17 crash. Large crash site in steep gully. Worth a visit 10 killed
GR 36/963003
Bristol Blenheim Z7356 526 Sqn. Descended too soon and crashed at beleach on Stron na Larig. 3 killed
8-5/4513/06/45Nr Gairloch
GR 19/807711
B24 Liberator 44BG. Flying Prestwick to Iceland and crashed at Fairy Loch memorial on site. 16 Killed

Total: Call Outs-5 Aircraft Crashes 5 Recovered-42 (Fatal) 39

No Information for 1946


Ser NoDateLocationIncident
9-1/4719/06/47Isle of Jura . GR 61/496745Fairy Barracuda. 1x fatal
10-2/4721-25/12/47Ben Nevis 41/170718Missing Army officer. Found 7 years later, by shepherd 300yds from Carn Dearg, nr NE Butress.
Culbin ForestMissing WRAF- Found SAW
Isle of MullMissing aircraft 1947/48. No details yet

Total 1947 Call Outs 4 – Military Aircraft Crashes 2 – Mountaineering 1 – Recovered 3 – Fatal 2 – Mil Non Ac 1


Ser NoDateLocationIncident
13- 1/4807/06/48Carbrach GR 37/433216Hudson aircraft crash. Clova Hill. 8 casualties.
14-2/4821/06/48StonehavenB25 Mitchell aircraft crash. 5 fatal.

1948 Total: 2 – Recovered 13 (Fatal-13) – Aircraft crashes: 2


Ser NoDateLocationIncident
15-1/497/01/49Succoth Glen GR 56/161022Boeing B29 SH44-622276-301st BG. Scampton-Keflavick. Crashed at. 20 killed. Lots of interest on this incident as the aircraft may have been carrying German rocket scientists, going to Germany.
16-2/4912/02/49Raeburns Gully Lochnagar 44/2528582 people avalanched and rescued alive. First call out for John Hinde.
17-3/4916/05/49Meikle Pap LochnagarFairey Firefly crash. Z2108. 766 Sqn –RNAS Lossiemouth. 2 fatalities
18-4/4903/10/49GlencoeFallen Climber. 1 fatal.
19-5/4915/10/49KinlochlevenMissing walker. 1 fatal

1949 Total Call Outs: 5 – Military Aircraft Crashes 2 – Recovered 26 (22 fatalities) – Mountaineering 2 fatal 2 rescued.

Total Callouts 1944-1949 = 19

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