Coastal Command and Maritime Air Asociation.
The webmaster asked Leslie about the white radome.  "I vaguely remember that a Mk1 had a lightning strike on the radome over the atlantic on the way into Charleston USAF base, some chunks hit the port inner prop but they got in ok but I think they were on a mayday. This was the story I was told when we went through Charleston."
206 Sqn Mk I Shackletons on Christmas Island 1956.

Shack pictures taken in 1956 on Christmas Island (Kiritimati) during operation Grapple.
Leslie Samuels. Click image to return to the Gallery.

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