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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155667
Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Date:29-MAR-1950
Time:day
Type:Gloster Meteor F Mk 4
Owner/operator:56 (Punjab) Squadron Royal Air Force (56 (Punjab) Sqn RAF)
Registration: VW277
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mud flats near RAF Thorney Island, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Thorney Island, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Thorney Island
Narrative:
The accident pilot was a member of the 56 Squadron formation aerobatic team and was taking part in a practice session in preparation for the coming No. 11 Group formation aerobatic competition.
As the four-Meteor team recovered from a formation roll control of one of them was lost, and the aircraft crashed and was destroyed.
Pilot:
F/Lt (58142) William Michael Constable MAXWELL RAF- killed

Sources:

RAF Casualties-1950
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Apr-2013 20:16 angels one five Added
27-May-2013 05:24 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
04-Aug-2013 21:23 JINX Updated [Operator, Location]
29-Nov-2013 21:30 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2015 08:23 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
10-May-2015 16:56 Angel dot comma Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Jul-2019 06:36 angels one five Updated [Time, Narrative]
28-Nov-2019 20:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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