Hudson T9328 crash at Cargan, Co. Antrim

16th October 2017

Slieveanee Mountain rises above the townland of Cargan in Co. Antrim. On 16th October 1940, it was the scene of the fatal crash of Lockheed Hudson T9328.

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 near by at RAF Aldergrove, Crumlin, Co. Antrim.

All five members of the crew died at the scene.

Last NameFirst Name(s)RankRoleInfo
ScottFrancis ColinFlight Lieutenant34055. Aged 27 years old.
DaviesRonaldPilot Officer42593. Aged 24 years old. From Dorsetshire.
TisdallAnthony BeresfordFlying Officer74693. Aged 21 years old. From Hendon, Middlesex.
NaylerAlfred BallantyneSergeantWireless Operator / Air Gunner553802. From Nottinghamshire.
ThomasArthur FrederickSergeantFlight Rigger / Air Gunner521431. 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.

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