ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86391
Last updated: 21 October 2014
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Date:26-MAY-1953
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor F.Mk.8
Owner/operator:77 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A77-11
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kimpo -   South Korea
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kimpo, Korea
Destination airport:Kimpo, Korea
Narrative:
A77-11 (ex-RAF Meteor F.8 WH259). No RAF service; notified as "awaiting collection" 20/09/51. Delivered to the RAF at 29 MU High Ercall 21/09/51.

Stored until delivered 17/12/51 to the RAAF. Served in Korea with 77 Squadron, RAAF. Crashed 26/05/53 during landing back at home base of Kimpo, Korea. Pilot, Sgt C.M. Collins, RAAF, injured. Broken up 25/08/53 as spares and scrap.

Sources:
http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/korwald_info_3090.htm
www.adf-serials.com.au/2a77.shtml
www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WH


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Mar-2013 11:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Mar-2013 11:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Mar-2013 11:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
05-Apr-2013 14:05 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
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