Vickers Wellington L7845

Muckle Cairn, Upper Glenesk, Angus

 
     
 
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RAF Vickers Wellington L7845 wreckage on Muckle Cairn

 

(Engines)

 


 

BELOW: The debris field showing the location of the two Pegasus engines.

 

Vickers Wellington Mark I variants were fitted with Bristol Pegasus engines. Other Wellington variants could be fitted with Bristol Hercules, Rolls-Royce Merlin or Pratt and Whitney Twin Wasp engines.

 

debris field showing the two pegasus engines

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This Pegasus engine shows the exhaust collector ring still attached (large dish-shaped object underneath).

 

This engine is in better condition than the other one.

 

first engine showing exhaust collector ring

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A close-up of the supercharger and gearing on the back of the engine.

 

close-up of supercharger and gearing on back of engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The other Pegasus engine, showing the radial arrangement.

 

Note the similar damage to the supercharger housing to the photo shown above from the other engine.

 

the other pegasus engine

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up of engine showing valve gear.

 

close up of engine showing valve gear

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another close-up view of the above.

 

another close-up view

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

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BELOW: Side view.

 

side view of valve gear

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The exhaust collector ring from the second engine.

 

exhaust collector ring

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Severed H. T. plug leads on the second engine.

 

severed h.t. plug leads

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A propeller reduction gearbox.

 

a propeller reduction gearbox

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The gearing inside a propeller reduction gearbox.

 

gearing inside propeller reduction gearbox

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 


 

 

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Additional Crash Site Photos

         
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Air Crew Photos

         
  PAGE 2:   Oscar Jensen and Sven Jensen  
         
  PAGE 3:   Thomas Holman and Joseph Weatherson  

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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