During the Second World War, Slieve Gallion was the scene of multiple aviation incidents including the crash of a U.S.A.A.F. B-26B Marauder in June 1944.
21st June 1944
On 21st June 1944, Martin B-26B Marauder #41-18042 crashed on a non-operational flight over Slieve Gallion having taken off from Toome Airfield, Co. Antrim.
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