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Mull of Kintyre 30th anniversary

Published date: 03 Jun 2024

Yesterday marked 30 years since the Mull of Kintyre helicopter crash, in which 29 people lost their lives including four members of MI5.

At an event this weekend to commemorate the victims of the disaster, our Director General, Ken McCallum, paid tribute on behalf of MI5 to all those who lost their lives. 

Following the event, the Director General said: 

“The commemoration was a fitting tribute to all those on board the helicopter which crashed on the Mull of Kintyre 30 years ago, including our four colleagues. 

"When people join MI5, they do so in order to keep their country safe. The members of staff who lost their lives that day were no different. 

“Their dedication to protecting their fellow citizens is their lasting legacy.”

Wreath marking mull of Kintyre dosastter


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