Avro Anson EG485

Eastman's Cairn, Galloway

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-B:   Approach Route and Aircrew Memorial Photos

 

 

 

 

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Aircraft: Avro Anson EG485 on Eastman's Cairn, Cairnsmore of Fleet

 

 

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  • Cairnsmore of Fleet Approach Route and Aircrew Memorial.

 


 

 

Approach Route Photos

 

 

NOTE: The following photos show the route followed to the Phantom, Anson and He111 crash sites (all within half a mile of each other on Eastman's Cairn.)

 

 

BELOW: The car park is a lane with a locked gate at one end with lay-bys to park in.

 

The car park is a lane with a locked gate at one end with lay-bys to park in.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This lane is followed for quite a distance to Cairnsmore Hall and Farm.

 

This lane is followed for quite a distance to Cairnsmore Hall and Farm.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A signpost diverts walkers through a wood and away from the farm.

 

A signpost diverts walkers through a wood and away from the farm.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The car park used to be adjacent to this field but has now been moved to the lane adding over a mile onto the walk.

 

The car park used to be adjacent to this field but has now been moved to the lane
			   adding over a mile onto the walk.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: At the top end of the field and back into the woods.

 

At the top end of the field and back into the woods.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next seven photos): There is a good path all the way to the Summit of Cairnsmore of Fleet.

 

(next seven photos): There is a good path all the way to the Summit of Cairnsmore of Fleet.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: View north from the western slopes of Cairnsmore of Fleet.

 

View north from the western slopes of Cairnsmore of Fleet.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

MEMORIAL PHOTOS BELOW

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Memorial Photos

 

 

BELOW (next two photos): The memorial, about 180m (200 yards) shy of the summit.

 

The memorial lists 8 crashes. The plaque fitted when the original inscription became hard to read is now also hard to read.

 

(next two photos): The memorial, about 180m (200 yards) shy of the summit.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The summit cairn, a derelict bothy and an O/S Trig point share the summit with the memorial.

 

The summit cairn,a derelict bothy and an O/S Trig point share the summit with the memorial.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Trig Point.

 

Trig Point.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 

 


 

BELOW: Memorial from the Trig Point.

 

Memorial from the Trig Point.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 

 


 

 

Return Route Photos

 

 

BELOW (next five photos): Photos taken on the way down.

 

(next five photos): Photos taken on the way down.

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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