Airspeed Oxford HM724

Braeriach, Cairngorms

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-C: Undercarriage and Related Parts

 

 

 

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PAGE 1-D: Small Parts and Fragments.

 

PAGE 1-E: Wreckage Location Legends.

 

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PAGE 1-G: Braeriach Summit Views.

 

 


 

 

Aircraft: Airspeed Oxford HM724 on Braeriach

 

 

This Page Contains:

  • Undercarriage and Related Parts.

 


 

 

Undercarriage Related Assemblies

 

 

BELOW: Side view of part of undercarriage legs from Airspeed Oxford HM724.

 

side view of undercarriage legs.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Closer view showing airframe attachment points and part of hydraulic oleo legs (lower part missing).

 

closer view of undercarriage legs.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: End view of the undercarriage unit with one of the attachment points.

 

end view of undercarriage unit.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking from the Oxford undercarriage wreckage on Braeriach across Lairig Ghru to Ben Macdui—the second highest mountain in the UK after Ben Nevis.

 

The legend on the photo of Ben Macdui shows the location of the various wreckage parts from Avro Anson DJ106, which crashed on that mountain. (See Page 1-E for larger versions of this photo.)

 

looking across to ben macdui and avro anson crash site.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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BELOW: Another part of the undercarriage attachment point and part of the retraction unit.

 

another part of undercarriage attachment / retraction unit.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of this unit showing the hinged mechanism.

 

another view showing hinged mechanism.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Top view of undercarriage attachment / retraction unit.

 

top view of attachment unit.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Detached parts from the other undercarriage assembly's retraction unit.

 

parts from other side of undercarriage.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Smaller pieces of undercarriage legs and other wreckage piled together.

 

smaller pieces piled together.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Assorted wreckage parts.

 

assorted wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Heavy casting (unidentified).

 

heavy casting.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Molten aluminium among the wreckage.

 

Note also the almost untarnished brass nut in the lower left hand corner!

 

molten aluminium.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

 


 

 

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