Fairey Swordfish L7930

Tolmount, Glen Callater, Aberdeens.

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-B:   Approach Route Photos and Dispersed Wreckage

 

 

 

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Aircraft: Fairey Swordfish L7930 on Tolmount

 

 

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Approach Route Photos

 

 

BELOW: Head of Glen Callater. The summit of Tolmount is on the left.

 

The location of the wreck is indicated by an arrow on the next photo.

 

Head of Glen Callater. Summit of Tolmount on the left. The location of the wreck is indicated by an arrow on the next photo.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The yellow arrow indicates the location of the wreck.

 

The yellow arrow indicates the location of the wreck.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Getting closer to the wreck site.

 

Getting closer to the wreck site.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Several deer close to the approach route (yellow arrow).

 

The wreck is to the left of the waterfall (upper left).

 

A herd of deer close to the approach route (yellow arrow).

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The Swordfish is halfway up the photo, on the left. (See next photo.)

 

The Swordfish is halfway up the photo, and on the left.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The red arrow and yellow circle indicates the location of the wreckage.

 

The red arrow indicates the location of the wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The Swordfish crash site. See next photo for legend and details.

 

The Swordfish crash site. See next photo for legend and details.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Legend providing details of the wreckage locations.

 

Legend providing details of the wreckage locations.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

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Dispersed Wreckage

 

 

BELOW: One of the pieces lying at the bottom of the slope.

 

One of the pieces lying at the bottom of the slope.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Struts and tubing lying at the bottom of the slope.

 

Struts and tubing lying at the bottom of the slope.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next few photos): Various parts; all of which lie at the bottom of the slope.

 

one of various parts at the bottom of the slope.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Lashing down shackle. Being a Royal Navy (Fleet Air Arm) aircraft, the Swordfish was equipped with parts especially for use on aircraft carriers.

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The wreckage at the bottom of the slope shown in relation to the waterfall higher up (top centre).

 

The wreckage at the bottom of the slope shown in relation to the waterfall higher up.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Remains of a fuel tank.

 

Remains of a fuel tank.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the fuel tank.

 

Another view of the fuel tank.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The fuel tank shown in relation to the nearby burn.

 

The fuel tank shown in relation to the nearby burn.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next 3 photos): Aluminium panels.

 

(next 3 photos): Aluminium panels.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The exhaust collector or Townend ring.

 

An exhaust collector ring.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of the ring showing pieces of molten aluminium attached.

 

A closer view of the collector ring showing pieces of molten aluminium attached.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The ring shown in relation to the waterfall above (top centre).

 

The collector ring shown in relation to the waterfall above.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The ring shown in relation to the burns below and to the left.

 

The ring shown in relation to the burns below and to the left.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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