NS5932 : Douglas B-26 Invader 8811-B - Avon Head near Sorn

taken 2 years ago, near to Laird Knowe [other Features], South Lanarkshire, Great Britain

Douglas B-26 Invader 8811-B  - Avon Head near Sorn
Douglas B-26 Invader 8811-B - Avon Head near Sorn
Wreckage of Douglas B-26 8811-B Invader at Avon Head below Distinkhorn.

The American B-26 Invader came down at Avon Head below Distinkhorn on 13th August 1956. Sadly the two pilots were killed. Edgar Joseph Flanagan (38) from Collingswood, NJ and Wayne Archer Taylor (32) from Lamissa, CA.

At the time of the accident, B-26 Invader 8811-B was on a ferry flight from the USA via Reykjavik and Prestwick to France. The aircraft was intended for use by the French Air Force.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 May, 2019   (more nearby)
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Monday, 13 May, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Moorland 
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Wreckage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 593 322 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:33.7873N 4:13.9160W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 593 321
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