HU4885 : Air Crash Site, Engine Debris

taken 1 month ago, 3 km from West Yell, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Air Crash Site, Engine Debris
Air Crash Site, Engine Debris
The remains of an aircraft which crashed here in 1942 are still scattered around. The crash must have burnt away the peat right down to the stony subsoil and 75 years on parts of the site have not yet regrown any vegetation.
A lot of information about the crash can be found on LinkExternal link
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HU4885, 5 images   (more nearby )
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type:close look 
Date Taken
Monday, 19 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 4805 8531 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:32.9080N 1:7.5506W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 4803 8531
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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