Avro Anson MG827

Criffel, New Abbey

 
     
 
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Avro Anson MG827 on Criffel

 

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BELOW: Some of the broken-up Anson wreckage which was collected together and placed in this ditch.

 

some of the collected anson wreckage in the ditch

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of some of the above wreckage.

 

The traces of yellow paint indicate that this was a training aircraft.

 

closer view of some of the above wreckage

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A piece of aluminium panelling.

 

another piece of aluminium panel

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Anson panel.

 

Anson panel

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: More Anson panels.

 

more anson panels

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A section from the front of the Avro Anson's fuselage. (See also following photo.)

 

This section of wreckage lies about 46m (50 yards) further west of the main wreckage field, and nearer the treeline.

 

part of fuselage framework

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Front of Avro Anson fuselage. Yellow markings correspond with wreckage shown in previous photo.

 

front of avro anson fuselage corresponding with wreckage shown in previous photo.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Anson wing edge.

 

anson wing edge

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of the landing gear assembly showing oleo struts but without the rubber tyre on the wheel hub.

 

undercarriage less tyre

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

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BELOW: Front view of above part of landing gear.

 

front view of undercarriage

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Oleo legs from one of the main landing gear units.

 

oleo legs - main wheel

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Oleo struts from the other main landing gear unit.

 

other main oleo struts

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (February 2013): Some of the above photos were taken during February 2013.

 

some of the above photos were taken in winter - February 2013

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (February 2013): Deep snow on this occasion covers the crash site.

 

deep snow covers the crash site

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (February 2013): It's more difficult to locate the wreckage in these conditions.

 

its more difficult to locate wreckage in winter conditions

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A winter view from Criffel looking toward Loch Kindar (centre), the River Nith and the Solway Firth (Blackshaw Bank) (background).

 

winter view from criffel toward river nith and solway firth

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 


 

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