Accident Avro Shackleton MR.3 XF710,
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Date:Friday 10 January 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic SHAC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro Shackleton MR.3
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: XF710
Year of manufacture:1959
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Griffon 57
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Culloden Moor -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Forres-Kinloss RAF Station (FSS/EGQK)
Destination airport:
After an uncontrollable engine fire a second engine was feathered and the Shackleton began losing height. It crash-landed on Culloden Moor.


Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
The Avro Shackleton / as compiled by Chris Ashworth
52 years ago, a plane crashed near Inverness… And the crew headed to the local dance hall for a jig (The Press & Journal, November 28, 2016)

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