BP P.82 Defiant T4042

Lammermuir Hills, Borders

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-C:  Wreckage and Memorial Photos

 

 

Wreckage and Memorial Photos

 

 

BELOW (next 4 photos): Approaching the crash site—easily located because of the memorial.

 

(next 4 photos): Approaching the crash site - easily located because of the memorial.

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next 2 photos) : Here is an obvious infilled crater with pieces of Defiant lying on top.

 

(next 2 photos) : Here is an obvious infilled crater with pieces of Defiant lying on top.

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next 6 photos) : Various wreckage parts and sections.

 

As I didnt want to walk over the pilot's grave, I took my zoom lens so I could photograph the remains from the edge of the crater. [Gary]

 

(next 6 photos) : Various wreckage parts and sections.

 

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: The memorial to Flt Sgt Tony La Gruta RAAF, whose body lies buried at this spot.

 

The memorial to Flt Sgt Tony La Gruta, RAAF.

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of the memorial stone resting on top of the plinth.

 

A closer view of the memorial stone resting on top of the plinth.

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: I have seen photos of this piece lying next to the crater, but now it is about 180m (100yds) downhill. [Gary]

 

I have seen photos of this piece lying next to the crater, but now it is about 180m (100yds) downhill. [Gary]

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The bike locating mast and wind farm taken from the crash site.

 

(The bike was beside the communications mast's stock proof fence.)

 

The bike locating mast and wind farm taken from the crash site.

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking back toward the communications mast and the location of the bike.

 

The route back to the mast and the bike from the crash site.

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next 8 photos) : More pieces lying on top of the infilled crater.

 

(next 8 photos) : More pieces lying on the crater.

 

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

 


 

 

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This looks very like the blades from the engine's supercharger (?) It must have separated on impact and before the rest of the engine and cockpit sections became embedded beneath the ground.

 

This looks very like the blades from the engine's supercharger (?)

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Worm gear and chain drive. Purpose unknown.

 

Worm gear and chain drive. Purpose unknown.

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of an undercarriage leg (?)

 

Part of undercarriage leg (?)

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A large heavy part lying next to the memorial.

 

A large heavy part lying next to the memorial.

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The infilled crater / debris field in relation to the memorial.

 

The infilled crater / debris field in relation to the memorial.

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The memorial with the small plaque positioned at the base of the plinth.

 

(See Page 1 for an enlarged view of the plaque.)

 

The memorial with the small plaque positioned at the base.

 

Photo: (©) 2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

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