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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20494
Last updated: 1 January 2020
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Date:16-JUL-1968
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor TT Mk 20
Owner/operator:3/4 CAACU Royal Air Force (3/4 CAACU RAF)
Registration: WD679
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Exeter Airport, Exeter, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Exeter Airport (EXT/EGTE)
Destination airport:Exeter Airport (EXT/EGTE)
Narrative:
Gloster Meteor TT.20 WD679 "T" of 3/4 CAACU: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16.07.1968 when abandoned overshoot after hitting fence in the undershoot area at Exeter Airport (EXT/EGTE) Exeter, Devon. Both crew did not eject, but were recovered from the aircraft uninjured.

Struck off charge as Cat.5(scrap) 29.05.1969 at No.5 MU RAF Kemble; sold to R.J. Coley & Son, Hounslow for scrapping.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain 1983 p.29)
2. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1305204/
3. www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm
4. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?89227-Exeter-CAACU-Meteors-and-Mossies
5. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=730


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2008 02:21 JINX Added
11-Feb-2013 11:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jan-2015 17:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2015 08:19 yari Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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