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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20356
Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Date:03-APR-1956
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor PR Mk 10
Owner/operator:13 Squadron Royal Air Force (13 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WB176
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea, 8 miles SSW of RAF Akrotiri -   Cyprus
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 3/4/1956: Two Meteor PR.10s of 13 Squadron RAF (WB176 and WH569) collided over the Mediterranean Sea 8 miles SSW of Akrotiri, Cyprus. WB176 crashed into the sea after the crew bailed out. WH569 belly landed at Akrotiri and was burnt out.

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999\
www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2008 01:08 JINX Added
05-Jun-2008 22:25 JINX Updated
14-Mar-2013 21:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2015 07:35 yarbi Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]

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