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Air Crash near Sighthill on 29th May 1962 (Picture 1)

29th May 1962
Air Crash near Sighthill on 29th May 1962 (Picture 1)

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This Aeroplane belonged to Ferrantis and had only recently been delivered.
The plane is a De Haviland DHC04 Dove 6 Code name G-ANDY.
It came down after hitting High Tension cables in a barley field belonging to Fernieflat Farm near Baberton Mains.
Both the Chief Pilot and passenger were not seriously injured.
Thanks to Colin Lourie for use of the Photograph.

Stuart Laidlaw Added by Stuart Laidlaw

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