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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158786
Last updated: 13 July 2019
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Date:13-JUL-1949
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor FR.5
Owner/operator:fy. Gloster
Registration: VT347
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Maiden flight of FR Mk 5 prototype
Pilot executed a high-g pull-out over the airfield and centre section structure failed, leading to total disintegration
Crew:
Mr R. Dryland DFC, Moreton Valence acting CTP

Sources:

http://www.thunder-and-lightnings.co.uk/memorial/entry.php?id=193


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Aug-2013 20:44 Nepa Added
10-Feb-2018 11:14 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type]

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