Crash site of Avro Shackleton M.R. Mk.3 WR970 at Foolow, Tideswell, Derbyshire

7th December 1956
Shackleton M.R. Mk.3 WR970
Foolow, Tideswell

At 10:42 on the 7th December 1956 WR970 took off from Woodford airfield and flew one and half circuits of the airfield before flying in an easterly direction and climbing … Continue reading “1956-12-07|Shackleton M.R. Mk.3|WR970|Avro|Foolow, Tideswell”

Small amount of wreckage and cairn at the crash site of Avro Shackleton XF702 on Creag Bhan, Lochailort

21st December 1967
Shackleton M.R. Mk.3 XF702
No.206 Sqn, RAF
Creag Bhan, Inverness-shire

The crew had been briefed for an Anti-submarine training exercise in the sea area around the Hebridean island of Tiree, the flight was to be conducted under Instrument Flying Rules … Continue reading “1967-12-21|Shackleton M.R. Mk.3|XF702|No.206 Sqn, RAF|Creag Bhan, Inverness-shire”

Avro Shackleton M.R. Mk.2 WB833

19th April 1968
Shackleton M.R. Mk.2 WB833
No.204 Sqn, RAF
Glenmanuilt Hill, Kintyre

The aircraft had taken off from Ballykelly in Northern Ireland on an anti-submarine exercise early on the morning of the 19th April 1968, it is reported to have been tasked … Continue reading “1968-04-19|Shackleton M.R. Mk.2|WB833|No.204 Sqn, RAF|Glenmanuilt Hill, Kintyre”