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Last updated: 11 June 2020
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Date:11-JAN-1956
Time:night
Type:Gloster Meteor NF Mk 11
Owner/operator:All-Weather Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (All-Weather OCU RAF)
Registration: WS619
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF North Luffenham, Rutland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF North Luffenham, Rutland
Destination airport:RAF North Luffenham, Rutland
Narrative:
Gloster Meteor NF.12 WS619: Delivered 5/6/53 to the RAF at 8 MU Little Rissington. To RAF Langar, Nottinghamshire for modifications. Then to 38 MU RAF Llandow 4/6/54. RAF Operational Career was with the AW OCU (All-Weather Operational Conversion Unit) at RAF North Luffenham, Rutland, only

Written off (destroyed) 10/1/56: Hit trees on a night approach to RAF North Luffenham, Rutland. Aircraft damaged beyond repair) and Struck Off Charge

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.177 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 92)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.141
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WS
5. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
6. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950-1959_26.html
7. https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20144


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jan-2013 12:28 Dr. John Smith Added
10-May-2015 17:12 Angel Dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
26-Oct-2017 19:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2020 21:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2020 20:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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