Narrative:The Shackleton was engaged in Maritime Operational Training Unit (MOTU) training flights. The aircraft was flying night-time approaches at RAF Kinloss. During one of the circuits the Shackleton flew the pattern too high. It then flew into Haldon Hill, which was obscured by low clouds.
|Date:||Friday 10 January 1958|
|Type:||Avro Shackleton T.4|
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| 1950|
|Engines:|| 4 Rolls-Royce Griffon 57|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||8 km (5 mls) E of Forres-Kinloss RAF Station (FSS) (United Kingdom)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Forres-Kinloss RAF Station (FSS/EGQK), United Kingdom|
|Destination airport:||Forres-Kinloss RAF Station (FSS/EGQK), United Kingdom|
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
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» The Avro Shackleton / as compiled by Chris Ashworth
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Distance from Forres-Kinloss RAF Station to Forres-Kinloss RAF Station as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.