Hawker Hurricane LD564

Loch Doon, Dumfries and Galloway

 
     
 
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Hawker Hurricane LD564 near Loch Doon.

 

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  • Route and location photos.

  • Engine and other wreckage photos.

 

Route / Location Photos

 

BELOW: Looking across Loch Doon from a point close to the castle. This view shows the crash site among the trees (the yellow arrow pointing to the encircled area).

 

crash site location photo

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The following photos show the route to and from the area of the crash site. As can be seen above, the crash site itself lies within the forest.

 

The dirt track leading to the general area.

 

the dirt track leading to the general area

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The river flowing into Loch Doon.

 

the river flowing into loch doon

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Moving upstream.

 

moving upstream

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Further upstream, and looking toward the crash site area.

 

further upstream and looking across the trees to the crash site area

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

Crash Site Photo

 

 

BELOW: The Hawker Hurricane crash site.

 

The yellow tape was being used to cordon off this site while an archaeological dig was being conducted.

 

the hurricane crash site

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

Wreckage Photos (Engine and Related Components)

 

 

BELOW: The Hurricane's Rolls Royce Merlin engine lying among the trees not far from Loch Doon.

 

the hurricane's rolls royce merlin engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Photo showing the Vee-arrangement of the Merlin engine.

 

photo showing vee-arrangment of engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Side view of engine.

 

side view of engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: View showing supercharger gear assembly (closest to camera).

 

view showing supercharger gear assembly

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Rear view of engine showing supercharger gears.

 

rear view of engine showing supercharger gears

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

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BELOW: Another view from the rear.

 

another view of the rear of the engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Front view of Merlin engine showing fractured propeller shaft.

 

front view of merlin engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Side view of crankcase close up.

 

Pistons, etc. exposed. (Post-crash damage?)

 

side view of engine close-up

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Fractured section from engine casing.

 

fractured section of engine casing

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of the propeller reduction gear assembly. (Wing section in background.)

 

propeller reduction gear assembly

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the propeller reduction gear.

 

another view of the prop reduction gear

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up of reduction gear.

 

close-up of reduction gear

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

Wreckage Photos (Wing Sections and Other Parts)

 

 

BELOW: Scattered debris from Hawker Hurricane LD564.

 

debris field

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Wing section showing spars, bracing and aluminium skinning.

 

wing section

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Various pieces of skinning and assorted fragments.

 

various pieces of skinning

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A badly corroded electric motor or generator.

 

badly corroded electric motor

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Remains of self-sealing fuel tank or Glycol / air header tank (?) Two pipes connect into this piece of wreckage.

 

possibly, remains of self-sealing full tank

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

 


 

 

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