The hills around Carsphairn have sadly been the site of several air crashes, including Cairnsmore of Carsphairn, Benniner and near Brockloch.
We have a collection of photo and documents relating to the Spitfire "Blue Peter" parts of which were recovered in 1994 and can now be seen at Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum.
The incidents themselves are well documented online on sites such as :
Remains of these crashes may still be seen on the hills. It is an offence to tamper with military remains under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 and all sites should be respected and left as found.