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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160007
Last updated: 7 April 2021
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Type:Gloster Meteor T Mk 7
Owner/operator:Ferry Squadron Royal Air Force (Ferry Sqn RAF)
Registration: VW472
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF Manby, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Kirkbride, Cumberland
Destination airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Written off 11/1/1960: At the end of a ferry/delivery flight from 12 MU RAF Kirkbride, Cumberland, to the RAF Flying College at Manby, Lincolnshire, the starboard undercarriage would not lock down. The pilot elected to make a wheels-up landing but the canopy iced up and he could not re-locate the airfield. He was forced to make a forced wheels up landing near Manby due to low fuel



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Revision history:

03-Sep-2013 17:09 Dr.John Smith Added
18-Dec-2013 18:27 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]

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