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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86313
Last updated: 31 October 2020
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Type:Gloster Meteor F.8
Owner/operator:77 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A77-643
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chinnamp'o, South Pyongan Province -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Base K-14, Kimpo, South Korea
Destination airport:
A77-643: Ex-RAF Meteor F.8 WE886. Delivered to the RAF at 33 MU Lyneham 15/6/51; transferred to the RAAF 19/11/51. To 47 MU RAF Sealand 19/12/51 to be crated for shipping; shipped on the "SS Ben Ledi" from Southampton to Japan 25/2/52. Served in Korea with 77 Sqn. Previously A77-645.

Hit by Ground Fire and crashed Chinnamp'o, South Pyongan Province, North Korea (at approximate co ordinates 3844′N 12524′E) 7/4/53. Pilot; Flying Officer Roger James (RAF Exchange pilot, service number 3500470) killed. His body was never found, and he was posted as missing, believed killed in action

Struck off charge 24/4/53 as Cat.5(missing)


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Revision history:

25-May-2017 23:36 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2017 23:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 09:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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