Fairey Swordfish L7930

Tolmount, Glen Callater, Aberdeens.

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-C: Main Wreckage Collection

 

 

 

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Aircraft: Fairey Swordfish L7930 on Tolmount

 

 

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Main Wreckage

 

 

BELOW: Legend providing details of the wreckage locations.

 

Legend providing details of the wreckage locations.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: One of the many pieces of wreckage from the Fairey Swordfish.

 

As will be seen below, the main wreckage has been piled together in a heap. It is difficult, therefore to identify individual parts of the airframe.

 

One of the many pieces of wreckage from the Fairey Swordfish.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another piece lying close to the main wreckage.

 

Another piece lying close to the main wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Some parts of the main wreckage.

 

Some parts of the main wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of airframe and spars.

 

Part of airframe and spars.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Unidentified part.

 

Unidentified part.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (lower section): Hydraulic leg, possibly from the undercarriage.

 

(lower section): Hydraulic leg, possibly from the undercarriage.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Wing bracing framework (?)

 

 Wing bracing framework (?)

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Highly corroded struts.

 

Highly corroded struts.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of wing wreckage including bracing struts and spars.

 

Part of wing wreckage including bracing struts and spars.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The above pile of wreckage viewed from another angle.

 

The above pile of wreckage viewed from another angle.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Wing sections, wing spars and struts.

 

Wing sections, wing spars and struts.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The main wreckage shown in relation to the burns further down the slope.

 

The main wreckage shown in relation to the burns further down the slope.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

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BELOW: Wing wreckage including wing spars.

 

Wing wreckage including wing spars.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Parts of a wing spar.

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of the fuselage framework from the Swordfish.

 

Part of the fuselage framework from the Swordfish.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Fuselage framework and wing spar parts co-mingled.

 

Fuselage framework and wing spar parts co-mingled.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Main wreckage shown in relation to waterfall (top centre).

 

Main wreckage shown in relation to waterfall (above).

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Unidentified component.

 

Unidentified component.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Mostly, broken spars from the wings.

 

Mostly, broken spars from the wings.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Mostly, fuselage framework.

 

Note the miniature memorial cross at the centre of the photo (red arrow).

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking down into the glen from the main wreckage site (indicated by the red arrow).

 

Looking down into the valley from the main wreckage site (indicated by the red arrow).

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: View down Glen Callater from slopes of Tolmount.

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking back to wrecksite (dead centre of photo) from ascent of Tolmount.

 

Looking back to wrecksite(dead centre of photo) from ascent of Tolmount.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view back toward the wrecksite and the waterfall beyond (centre).

 

Another view back toward the wrecksite and the waterfall beyond.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Final view back toward the wrecksite and the waterfall.

 

Final view back toward the wrecksite and the waterfall beyond.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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