Catalina Wreck

Vatersay, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YW

Type:Historic Sites

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The wreck of an RAF Catalina seaplane that tragically crashed on the hill killing three of her nine crew on a training excerise in 1944 can still be seen on the side of the hill at Heishival Beag.

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