Javelin XA825 'K'

Bowbeat Hill, Moorfoot, Borders

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-C:  Main wing related parts and First engine wreckage.

 

NOTE: The following photos are of wreckage located about a mile north of the wreckage at Emly Bank. The largest piece here is a section of the starboard wing from near the wingtip.

 

 

BELOW: Starboard wingtip.

 

Starboard wingtip.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Note where the rivets are missing from on this close-up view of the starboard wingtip.

 

The recovery crew who attended the wreck reported numerous dead sheep nearby which had been killed by rivets bursting from the airframe.

 

Note the missing rivets on this close-up view of the starboard wingtip.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another section of the wingtip with missing rivets.

 

Another section of the wingtip showing missing rivets.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Partially buried section.

 

Partially buried section.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next 2 photos): Other smaller parts in this gully.

 

Other smaller parts in this gully (1).

 

 


 

 

Other smaller parts in this gully (2).

 

Photos: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Grey and green camouflage still visible, so assuming it was camouflaged on the top surface that makes this the starboard wingtip. (See image below.)

 

Grey and green camouflage still visible.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Technical drawing showing the location of the starboard wingtip (circled).

 

Technical drawing showing the location of the starboard wingtip.

 

Image: courtesy, Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Larger sections of wreckage in the gully.

 

Larger sections of wreckage in the gully.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The gully where the above wreckage is located.

 

The gully where the above wreckage is located.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

NOTE: The following photos were taken while transiting from the wingtip wreckage to the engines below Bowbeat Hill.

 

 

BELOW: Heading south; Blackhope Scar in the distance.

 

Heading south; Blackhope Scar in the distance.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next 2 photos): A couple of small waterfalls on the way.

 

A couple of small waterfalls on the way (1).

 

 


 

 

A couple of small waterfalls on the way (2).

 

Photos: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Approaching Bowbeat Hill (opposite).

 

Approaching Bowbeat Hill.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Same photo as above with legend showing location of wreckage sections on the slopes of Bowbeat Hill.

 

legend showing location of wreckage sections at the crash site.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: On Bowbeat Hill—the gully where the wing and tail wreckage and wheel are located.

 

The gully where the wing and tail wreckage and wheel are located.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The gully where the engines are located. The other gully runs into this one from the right and can just be made out in the centre of the photo.

 

The gully where the engines are located.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

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NOTE: The following photos were taken in the shallower gully which runs north / northeast from below Bowbeat Hill.

 

 

BELOW: Approaching the first of the two engines from the Gloster Javelin.

 

One of the engines from the Gloster Javelin.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of the first engine lying on the edge of the burn.

 

A closer view of the first engine.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of the turbine (fan) blade assembly from the jet engine.

 

Part of the turbine (fan) blade assembly.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the above assembly.

 

Another view of the above assembly.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Top view showing part of the engine casing.

 

Top view showing part of the engine casing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: View showing the proximity of the first engine to the burn.

 

View showing the proximity of the first engine to the burn.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking inside the engine duct.

 

Looking inside the engine duct.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the fan blades, now interspersed with moss and weeds.

 

Another view of the fan blades.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Photo of the first engine taken from further downstream.

 

Photo of the first engine taken further downstream.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A large motor or generator upstream of the first engine.

 

A large motor or generator upstream of the first engine.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Side view of above motor / generator. Camera lens cap (c. 5cm / 2in) indicates relative size.

 

Side view of above generator.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Approach Route Photos.

 

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Main Wing and First Engine Wreckage.

 

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Second Engine and Tail Wreckage.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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