Largs & District Website
by Ian Dalgleish

The Vickers Viking Plane which crashed at Irish Law
The wreck of the Vickers 610 Viking 1B aircraft, flight number S200P, which crashed on 21 April 1948, is located at grid reference 261 592 on Irish Law near Largs.

RED dot marks the spot on the map opposite ]

My thanks to Christine Hamilton for the photos below and to Alan McFarland for the photos here.

More photos here.
More information about the Vickers Viking crash:-

Other Plane Crashes in the Local Hills

Fairey Firefly of 1772 Squadron (Royal Navy) at
Blaeloch Hill - grid ref. 553245. Crashed 26 October 1944 killing both crew members.

Supermarine Seafire at
Hill of Stake. Crashed 3 February 1947. The wreckage has now been cleared.

De Havilland Devon and Vickers Wellington at
Box Law.

Fairey Firefly at
Green Hill, on Fairlie Moor. Crashed in March 1942 killing all three crew members.
Pupils from Ardrossan Academy trekked to the wreck in the 1950s.
Download an account of their findings here - this is a PDF file kindly provided by Susan Nock.