|Modern photo looking east from the crash site - Bass Rock and the houses at |
Rhodes Holdings in the right distance - Tesco is behind you and to your left!
|This is the Heugh crash - the view in the background is almost identical to the |
photo at the top of this post
|And here we are looking west from the crash site, across the farm fields towards |
North Berwick Law - our very own local extinct volcano...
|Wings removed, the Henkel is towed along Dirleton Avenue in North Berwick, on |
its way to Turnhouse
|King George VI visited Drem airfield 3 weeks later, for a ceremony in which Farquhar|
was awarded the DFC - I think the figure on the far left is Dowding
Most of the pictures and links here are from the most excellent Coastrider blog, which is well worth a visit by cycling enthusiasts. If you share any of this stuff, please do mention where it came from.
[Pronunciation - for non-Scots, the word Heugh is not so easy - phonetically, it sounds like HYOOCH, just a single syllable, where the OO is quite short and the CH is like the ending of the Scottish word loch - the softest, aspirate, dry sound like the end of the German mich, but if you're getting even close to sch then it's not dry enough! - come on - further back on the roof of your mouth - here, have another beer...]