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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154157
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:15-MAY-1956
Time:day
Type:Gloster Meteor T.7
Owner/operator:Airwork Ltd
Registration: WS110
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RNAS Brawdy, Pembrokeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RNAS Brawdy, Pembrokeshire
Narrative:
Written off 15/5/1956: Struck a cottage during a GCA approach to Brawdy, Pembrokeshire killing the pilot. Pilot killed is presumed to be Captain John Holmes RN as he was the only naval aviation fatality recorded for 15/5/56.

Sources:

1. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950-1959_26.html
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
3. http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1956-59.htm
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WS


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Mar-2013 04:03 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Jun-2020 22:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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