Roy Johnson, chairperson SEMRA, speaking at last Saturday’s 40 year commemoration event to remember those who lost their lives in a light aircraft crash on the Galtees. (Pic: John Foley)

Members of South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association (SEMRA) and relatives of the three men who died in a light aircraft crash in the Galtee Mountains in 1976, commemorated the event on Saturday last, 17th September.

Forty years on from that fateful day on Monday, 20th September 1976, the deceased airmen continue to be remembered by their families as well as local people. A large group of relatives of all ages, and local people were accompanied by members of SEMRA on Saturday last, when they walked to the stone monument on the Black Road.

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