E.E. Canberra WJ615

Carn an t-Sagairt Mor, Grampians

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-C:  Wreckage found while going up Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr

 

 

NOTE: The following photos show wreckage found while continuing around and up the summit of Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr in an anticlockwise direction.

 

 


 

 

BELOW: A small piece of wreckage from the Canberra's airframe.

 

small piece from airframe.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A crushed aluminium section lying beside the boulders.

 

crushed aluminium section.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Airframe section with stencilled instructions.

 

stencilled wing section.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Aluminium panelling or skinning.

 

aluminium panelling.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another section from the airframe found while climbing up Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr.

 

another section of airframe.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Hinged section.

 

hinged section.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Relative position on hillside of hinged section (lying against the boulder).

 

relative location of hinged section.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Small pieces of the Canberra's wreckage can be found among the boulders.

 

wreckage between the boulders.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A larger section of the aircraft's tail.

 

larger section of airframe.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another part of the Canberra's tail.

 

This photo was taken on the north-eastern slopes of Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr.

 

part of tail.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Alternative view of this part of the tail section.

 

another view of tail section.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Tail section viewed from opposite end.

 

tail section from opposite end.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Believed to be the rudder from the tail section of the Canberra. This part lies on the north-eastern slope of Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr.

 

another part of tail.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Skinning from the aircraft. This section is lying in a peaty hollow in the same general area.

 

aircraft skinning.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This section shows remains of electrical wiring to components (since removed).

 

section with wiring.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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BELOW: Some form of ring lying near to the jet pipe. There is another of these on a summit cairn.

 

jet pipe ring.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Jet pipe. (Exhaust shroud).

 

jet exhaust pipe.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the exhaust shroud or duct.

 

another view of exhaust shroud.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: One of the Canberra's undercarriage legs and wheel hubs.

 

undercarriage leg.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Side view of wheel hub.

 

side view of wheel hub.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Pieces of the aircraft's wing. These sections can be found on the western slope of Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr.

 

section of aircraft wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Wing section viewed from the other side.

 

wing section viewed from other side.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: More wreckage lying among the boulders.

 

more wreckage among the boulders.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Heading south now along the western slope of the summit, this is the other main wheel from the Canberra.

 

the other main wheel.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Large oxygen bottle.

 

large oxygen bottle.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A piece of one of the engines.

 

piece of one of the engines.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Engine viewed from opposite end.

 

engine seen from opposite end.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Piece found furthest south on the western slope before turning north onto the summit plateau.

 

piece found before turning north onto summit plateau.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 


 

 

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PAGE 1  Main page for this aircraft.

 

PAGE 1-B  Scattered wreckage found between Fafernie and Carn an t-Sagairt Beag.

 

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Wreckage found while ascending Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr.

 

NEXT PAGE: PAGE 1-D  Plateau and summit of Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr.

 

PAGE 1-E  Main wreckage found near summit.

 

PAGE 2 Search, Investigation and Recovery Photos (1956)

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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