On 16th October 1940, Lockheed Hudson T9328 crashed on Slieveanee Mountain, Cargan, Co. Antrim. Over the years, local aviation groups have removed much of the wreckage.
At the time, the British plane was with RAF 224 Squadron, based nearby at RAF Aldergrove, Crumlin, Co. Antrim. All 5 crew members died at the scene.
|Last Name||First Name(s)||Rank||Role||Info|
|Scott||Francis Colin||Flight Lieutenant||34055. Aged 27 years old.|
|Davies||Ronald John||Pilot Officer||Pilot||42593. Aged 24 years old. From Dorsetshire.|
|Tisdall||Anthony Beresford||Flying Officer||74693. Aged 21 years old. From Hendon, Middlesex.|
|Nayler||Alfred Ballantyne||Sergeant||Wireless Operator / Air Gunner||553802. From Nottinghamshire.|
|Thomas||Arthur Frederick||Sergeant||Flight Rigger / Air Gunner||521431. Aged 24 years old. From Derbyshire.|
Flight Lieutenant Scott, Pilot Officer Davies, and Flying Officer Tisdall’s graves are in St. Catherine’s Church of Ireland, Killead, Co. Antrim. In 2015, members of Glenravel Historical Society unveiled at plaque at the crash site to mark the 75th anniversary.
Ronald John Davies
Pilot Officer • 42593
Pilot Officer Ronald John Davies of Gillingham, Dorsetshire died on 16th October 1940 when RAF 224 Squadron Lockheed Hudson T9328 crashed in Co. Antrim.
Francis Colin Scott
Flight Lieutenant • 34055
Flight Lieutenant Francis Colin Scott of RAF 224 Squadron died on 16th October 1940 when Lockheed Hudson T9328 crashed on Slieveanee Mountain, Co. Antrim.
Anthony Beresford Tisdall
Flying Officer • 74693
Flying Officer Anthony Beresford Tisdall of Hendon, Middlesex died on 16th October 1940 when RAF 224 Squadron Lockheed Hudson T9328 crashed in Co. Antrim.