Photograph of Beinn Edra plane crash pilot published

MORE than 72 years after a plane crash in Staffin which killed nine airmen, a photograph of the pilot has emerged.

The name of Lt. Paul M. Overfield, Jr was added to the Staffin War Memorial in 2015 along with those of his stricken US air force colleagues who died in the crash at Beinn Edra, the highest point on the Trotternish Ridge.

The smash, on a foggy spring day in March 1941, shocked the island community and claimed the lives of nine young men who were on their maiden ...

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