1943 Air Crash Site Visit, Strathaven 24th August 2016Add to Lightbox Download
American couple make 6000 mile trip to Strathaven to trace family history and link with 1943 air crash
Barry and Vicki Graham from Yankton, South Dakota on a family history visit to Scotland are taken to the site of the 1943 B-17 crash in Strathaven, Lanarkshire. Vicki's Uncle Mearl C Waswick was the tail gunner on the Flying Fortress. They were shown the site by 84 year old Archie Watt who witnessed to crash aged 11 years old.
Pictured: 84 year old Archie Watt at the crash site.
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