Memorial 2 Vickers Wellington-R1646
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Memorial; Vickers Wellington R1646 Memorial; 1939-1945; Vickers Wellington; Bomber; Braemar; War; RAF; Cairngorm Mountains; Scotland; UK; 19th January 1942; Routine; Training; Flight; Crashed; High Ground; Weather; Conditions; Eight; Crewmen; 20 Operational; Training Unit; Lossiemouth; Lost; Lives; Commonwealth; Graves; Commission; Reservation; Dyce Old Churchyard; Aberdeen; England; Bristol; Pegasus; Engines; 1999; Permanent; Aircrew
On 19th January 1942 During a Routine Training Flight, this aircraft Crashed on high ground Near Braemar due to poor weather conditions, all eight crewmen based at 20 operational training unit, RAF Lossiemouth, lost their lives, six crew members Lie at rest witin the commonwealth graves commission reservation,Dyce old churchyard, Aberdeen and two in their home cemeteries In England. The Two Bristol Pegasus engines were removed from the crash site in 1999 and one is a permanent memorial to those named on this memorial and All other Aircrew who lost their lives in the cairngorm mountains.