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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20504
Last updated: 15 November 2018
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Date:28-MAY-1956
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor NF Mk 11
Owner/operator:68 Squadron Royal Air Force (68 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WD734
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Wahn -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wahn (D)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
WD734 - Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28.5.1956 Sank back onto the runway on take-off and overshot.
Aircraft ran off the the end of the runway - no injuries reported, crew unhurt


Sources:

History 68 Sqn RAF:
http://www.laarbruch-museum.net/Source/RAF-68.SQD.pdf
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?13309-Gloster-Meteor-WD734-68-Sqn-RAF-28-05-1956
www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._68_Squadron_RAF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2008 05:23 JINX Added
09-Jun-2008 11:50 JINX Updated
17-Feb-2010 10:25 NePa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
30-Mar-2012 02:39 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Mar-2013 17:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2014 17:55 Lorenzo Lamas Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Apr-2015 09:13 Heil Updated [Narrative]

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