Glenariff, Co. Antrim during the Second World War

On 30th January 1940, during the Second World War, the R.A.F's Avro Anson N4943 came down on high ground in a heavy snowstorm near Glenariff, Co. Antrim.

Glenariff

Co. Antrim

Northern Ireland

Avro Anson N4943 crash in Glenariff, Co. Antrim

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31st January 2017

Avro Anson N4943 came down in a heavy snowstorm over Glenariff, Co. Antrim on 31st January 1940 and a treacherous recovery mission ensued on the mountain.