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Diardaoin, 28/Jul/2011

Sunderland Flying Boat on Islay Video

Islay on Video written in stencil

Just a very short video today, but if I'm not entirely mistaken this is likely to be the ‘oldest’ Islay I've found so far. A few years back I posted several wonderful videos from Islay in 1948, which are the oldest ones so far I can think of from the top of my head. The following one beats this by seven years if the information about it is correct:

YouTube: Short Sunderland Flying Boat Takeoff

According to a comment by bhirlinn it shows the following:

This aircraft was filmed on Loch Indaal, Isle of Islay, Scotland in November 1941. The pilot, Wing Commander Johnny Hyde was shot down over Norway, flying Beaufighters, in 1942. Film Cameraman was Jonah Jones..

There is quite a lot of other information about the Sunderland Flying Boats on Islay available on the internet:

I wonder if there's more old film material of the Sunderland Flying Boats on Islay somewhere?

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