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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20918
Last updated: 5 September 2015
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Date:18-SEP-1954
Time:14.00 Hrs
Type:Gloster Meteor F.Mk 8
Owner/operator:610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAF
Registration: WH302
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hooton Park, Cheshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Dived into ground during aerobatics at Battle of Britain Display.

Flight of 6-8 aircraft in line astern at 500' on display line, alternate A/C inverted.
No 4, inverted A/C dived vertically into the ground at the far side of the field.
Pilot was F/Lt Robinson, Richard James ( Little Robbie) ( R.Aux AF)
from Witness-CCB

Sources:
Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jun-2008 15:17 JINX Added
10-Jan-2012 15:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
19-Aug-2015 16:24 82.38.45.159 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Narrative]
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