Date & Time: Apr 30, 1990 at 1137 LT
Type of aircraft:
Avro 696 Shackleton
Operator:
Registration:
WR965
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Lossiemouth - Benbecula
YOM:
1954
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
10
Crew fatalities:
10
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
10
Circumstances:
The crew was engaged in an exercise called Brushfire and left RAF Lossiemouth. Enroute, the four engine aircraft christened 'Dylan' hit the slope of Mt Moadal located near Northton. All 10 crew members were killed.