Avro Vulcan XH477

Hill of St Colm, Aboyne, Aberdeen

 
     
 
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Aircraft: Avro Vulcan XH477 on Hill of St Colm, Aberdeenshire

 

 

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Approach Route Photos

 

 

BELOW: Small car park about 1 mile short of Birse Castle.

 

Small car park about 1 mile short of Birse Castle.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A dirt track continues from the car park up to the castle.

 

A dirt track continues from the car park up to the castle.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Passing Auchabrack Farm, the 'Fungle Road' path across to Glen Esk can be be seen heading off into the distance.

 

Passing Auchabrack Farm, the 'Fungle Road' path across to Glen Esk can be be seen heading off into the distance.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Entering Birse Castle grounds.

 

Entering Birse Castle grounds.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Birse Castle.

 

Birse Castle.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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BELOW: Passing Birse Castle.

 

Passing Birse Castle.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: There are Land Rover tracks to follow, reaching to within feet of the crash site.

 

There are Land Rover tracks to follow to within feet of the crash site.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: View across to Hill of St Colm and the crash site from the ascent of Gannoch.

 

View across to Hill of St Colm and the crash site from the ascent of Gannoch.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Gannoch summit.

 

Gannoch summit.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Approaching Hill of St Colm.

 

Approaching Hill of St Colm.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Yellow cross showing where the Vulcan first hit the hill and yellow arrows to show where its momentum carried it leaving a trail of wreckage as it went.

 

Yellow cross showing where the Vulcan first hit the hill and yellow arrows to show where its momentum carried it leaving a trail of wreckage as it went.

 

Photo: © 2016 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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