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Lockheed Hudson on Ben Lui

In June 02 Flash and myself slogged our way up to the 3700 foot summit of the Munro Ben Lui to look for the remains of a Lockheed Hudson which came down in 1941. We found  an extensive amount of the plane's wreckage lying in a gully just below the summit. The debris was in remarkably good condition considering the remains are over sixty years old. The photos don't manage to capture the large amount of midges that infested the site and as you can see from my picture I was unfortunately decked out in shorts, by the time we left the mountain it looked like I had a severe dose of measles! Ah well, a small price to pay for bagging two Munros and a crash site in one day!

Myself standing by the first of the two Wright Cyclone radial engines lying at the site, the props have been sawn off at some stage, part of the undercarriage lies beneath my boots. 

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Flash behind the second engine, the prop blade seen has clearly snapped during the impact.

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Flash stands on the first of the two wings found in the gully.
Camouflage paintwork still evident after over sixty years on the second of the wings however the roundel has sadly faded away.
Flash upon the rear fuselage area showing the roundel and number T9432

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