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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20638
Last updated: 29 March 2019
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Type:Gloster Meteor F Mk 8
Owner/operator:66 Squadron Royal Air Force (66 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WE924
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire (EGXU)
Destination airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire (EGXU)
WE924: First issued to 66 Sqn, RAF Linton-on-Ouse 3.4.51 coded B. Landed one wheel up and hit air raid shelter, at Linton-on-Ouse, 10.7.51. (Pilot Flying Officer L.C. Hayward OK). Damage initially assessed as Cat 4(R); re-assessed as cat 5 (Scrap) 31.7.51 and aircraft struck off charge. Presumed "parted out" for spares and scrap; some sources state transferred to the Ministry of Supply as a source of spares for the Meteor U.16 drone program.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983)

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Revision history:

05-Jun-2008 16:42 JINX Added
12-May-2015 07:22 Coumes Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
27-May-2017 20:16 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Oct-2017 17:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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