Location: Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters Scotland Disasters
Contact: Scotland Mining Disasters
History and Circumstances
- Date: 10 Dec 1909
- Location: Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
- Type: Coal Mine
- Victims: 10
- Cause: Inrush (Flood)
Attempts to pump out the water were started immediately, once the accident was discovered. On the 21st and 22nd of December, the bodies of the ten men were recovered.
Results and Findings
A public hearing was held on 21 February 1909, into the circumstances surrounding the accident. The verdict was that the men had been drowned by an inrush of surface water.
- Article: Caprington 10th December 1909; http://www.scottishmining.co.uk/23.html
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