Douglas B-26 Invader

Distinkhorn, Darvel, E Ayrshire

 
     
 
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Douglas B-26 Invader 8811B at Distinkhorn, by Darvel, E Ayrshire

 

 

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  • Assorted Wreckage, Wings Sections, and Undercarriage.

 


 

 

Assorted Wreckage and Wing Sections.

 

 

BELOW: Some form of shaft with a bearing and mount on the end.

 

Some form of shaft with a bearing and mount on the end.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next three photos): A couple of panels utilised by the farmer as a bridge.

 

A couple of panels utilised by the farmer as a bridge.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Above panels used as a bridge (red arrows).

 

Above panels used as a bridge (red arrows).

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Wreckage within burnt area.

 

Wreckage within burnt area.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: There were a number of these rings.

 

There were a number of these rings.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Unidentified section.

 

Unidentified section.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Molten aluminium shows evidence of fire (red arrow).

 

Molten aluminium shows evidence of fire (red arrow).

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Flap or aileron normally attached to the trailing edge of the wing.

 

(Ailerons are located on the outer trailing edge of the wing and flaps on the inner trailing edge — nearest the wing root.)

 

Flap or aileron normally attached to trailing edge of wing.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next two photos): More pieces of flap or aileron.

 

(next two photos): More pieces of flap or aileron.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next two photos): Curved fuselage panel or engine cowel.

 

 

(next two photos): Curved fuselage panel or engine cowel.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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Undercarriage, Tyres and Fragmented Wreckage.

 

 

BELOW (next three photos): Main undercarriage leg.

 

(next three photos): Main undercarriage leg.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: There are lots of smaller pieces like this sunk in the bog.

 

There are lots of smaller pieces like this sunk in the bog.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next two photos): Large piece of wing.

 

(next two photos): Large piece of wing.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: One of the mainwheel tyres. The other one has been rolled downhill.

 

One of the mainwheel tyres. The other one has been rolled downhill.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This close-up view of the tyre wall shows the manufacter's brand name (upper red arrows) and various rubber manufacturing codes (lower red arrow).

 

This close-up view of the tyre wall shows the manufacter's brand name (upper red arrows) and various codes (lower red arrow).

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next two photos): The tip of the tailfin and the wingtips of the B-26 look a similar shape, so this could be either.

 

(next two photos): The tip of the tailfin and the wingtips of the B-26 look a similar shape, so this could be either.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The other mainwheel tyre found about 0.4km (c. 1/4 mile) downhill from the crash site.

 

This tyre is the same size as the other one but a different manufacturer and tread pattern.

 

The other mainwheel tyre found about a 1/4 of a mile downhill from the crashsite.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of this tyre.

 

A closer view of this tyre.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A close-up of the tyre fabric.

 

A close-up of the tyre fabric.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The size of the mainwheel tyre in relation to Gary.

 

Gary Nelson with this mainwheel tyre.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This scrap of aluminium was found about 0.8km (c. 1/2 mile) away from the crash site.

 

This scrap of aluminium was found about half a mile away from the crash site.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking back towards the crash site which is roughly in the centre of the photo.

 

Looking back towards the crash site which is roughly in the centre of the photo.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Back to the car then homeward bound.

 

Back to the car and homeward bound.

 

Photo © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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