Accident
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 19 abril 1968
Hora:ca 10:30
Tipo:Avro Shackleton MR.2
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: WB833
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción: 1952
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Griffon 57
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Glenmanuilt Hill, Mull of Kintyre (   Reino Unido) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Ballykelly RAF Station (EGQB), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Shackleton MR.2 prototype had taken off from Ballykelly on an anti-submarine exercise early in the morning . The area around Mull of Kintyre was shrouded in thick sea mist. The Shackleton climbed up through the mist and the aircraft struck rising ground near Garvalt cottage.

Fuentes:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» The Avro Shackleton / as compiled by Chris Ashworth
» VPI Book of Remembrance


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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