ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20627
Last updated: 25 October 2014
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Date:26-FEB-1955
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor F.Mk.8
Owner/operator:RAF 63 Sqn.
Registration: WE884
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile N of Wendling, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit birds engine caught fire & abandoned.

Pilot:
F/O K.N. Carpenter ejected at 2,500ft, 200kts ok.

Sources:
Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jun-2008 15:33 JINX Added
20-Jun-2013 04:51 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
18-Jul-2013 09:53 JINX Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
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