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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153987
Last updated: 17 August 2020
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Date:28-SEP-1956
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor T Mk 7
Owner/operator:ARDU RAAF
Registration: A77-2
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Evatts Field, RAAF Woomera, Adelaide, South Australia -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAAF Evatts Field, Woomera
Narrative:
A77-2 (ex-RAF Meteor T.7 VW410). Delivered to the RAF as VW410. No RAF service; stored until transferred to the RAAF. Became A77-2 on 30/10/48

Delivered to RAAF 9/11/51. Used by ARDU. Crashed 28/9/56 at Evatts Field (a satellite airfield of RAAF Woomera, Adelaide, South Australia) Struck off charge 06/03/57. Authorized to be broken up as spares and scrap 15/04/57.

Sources:

www.airforce.gov.au/raafmuseum/research/aircraft/series2/A77.htm
http://www.ctie.monash.edu.au/hargrave/MEGGS_meteor.html
www.adf-serials.com.au/2a77.shtml
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAAF_Woomera_Airfield


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Mar-2013 12:00 Dr. John Smith Added
12-Mar-2013 12:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2015 17:48 BlB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport]

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