E.E. Canberra WJ615

Carn an t-Sagairt Mor, Grampians

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-E:  Main Wreckage found near the Summit

 

 

NOTE: The following photos were taken on the summit / summit plateau of Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr.

 

 


 

 

BELOW: The relative position on Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr of the Canberra's port outer wing.

 

This wing lies on the north eastern end of the summit plateau.

 

main wing on summit plateau.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of the port outer wing.

 

The inner wing / wing root was sheared off along with the port engine when the aircraft crashed.

 

close view of port outer wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The port outer wing viewed from the engine side. The turbojet engine was ripped off, leaving only part of the jet exhaust pipe or duct on the wing.

 

jet exhaust duct on wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This photo shows where the embedded jet engine was previously located in the wing.

 

wing and engine photo.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of the turbojet engine's exhaust duct embedded inside the wing.

 

jet engine exhaust duct embedded inside wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Rear view of outer port wing. The exhaust duct is lying on the ground on the right.

 

rear of outer port wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the back of the port outer wing.

 

back of port outer wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Wing tip view.

 

end view of wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Gary Nelson—who provides the ACSS website with aircraft crash site photos covering much of Scotland and northern England.

 

gary nelson.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the wing.

 

another view of the wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

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BELOW: Another wreckage burial pit. This one is located furthest north.

 

another burial pit further north.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Relative position of this pit.

 

relative position of northernmost pit.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Pit contents include wing sections.

 

pit contents include wing sections.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: More assorted wreckage in this pit.

 

more assorted wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Alternative view of this wreckage.

 

alternative view of wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Closer view showing shredded wire cables and electrical wiring.

 

closer view showing cables and wiring.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Internal view of damaged electrical part showing terminal blocks and other connections.

 

internal view of electrical part.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of a main spar from the Canberra?

 

possibly, part of main spar.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the above section.

 

another view of above section.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: View from the summit of Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr across Glen Callater to Coire Loch Kander (SW of Fafernie).

 

view from summit of Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Definitely the final scrap; another piece of engine lying further down the slope and out of context to the rest—so probably a souvenir that became too heavy to carry.

 

engine part found further down the slope

 

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.

 

PAGE 1-C  Wreckage found while ascending Carn an t-Sagairt Mòr.

 

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

 

PAGE 1-E (This Page) 
Main wreckage found near summit.

 

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