Skip to Content

This cache has been archived.

Deceangi: As the Cache Owner has failed to action a Needs Archiving Log, I'm Archiving this cache for Non Maintenance.

Please avoid geolitter by removing any remaining traces of your cache or contact a local cacher to do so for you. If you are having difficulty doing so then please contact me via my profile and I will try to get someone to assist. This is particularly important if your cache appears to contain Travelbugs or Geocoins.

Deceangi Volunteer UK Reviewer

More
<

One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing

A cache by coinneach Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/1/2006
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

A Quick cache and dash on the shores of Loch Ness, with stunning views over the Loch.



On New Years Eve 1940 a training flight went horribly wrong, when a Wellington N2980 Bomber suffered engine failure.

Most of the crew was ordered to bail out, leaving the Captain and a second pilot to deal with the failing aircraft.
Luckily the pilot spotted a nearby body of water and managed to make a perfect landing in Loch Ness – bailing from the bomber before it vanished beneath the water. Aside from one fatality when a parachute failed to open, the crew survived the ordeal.  
The plane, unfortunately, was lost beneath the waters of the loch.

The wreck had lain beneath the water for almost 40 years before divers stumbled across the wreckage in almost perfect condition.

The bomber was eventually recovered from the bottom of the Loch in 1985.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Va n pyrsg va gur ebpxf ba gur onax

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

Find...

239 Logged Visits

Found it 175     Didn't find it 40     Write note 14     Archive 1     Needs Archived 1     Temporarily Disable Listing 1     Enable Listing 1     Publish Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 4     Update Coordinates 1     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 38 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.