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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20711
Last updated: 1 September 2020
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Date:21-DEC-1956
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor T Mk 7
Owner/operator:FECS Royal Air Force (FECS RAF)
Registration: WF848
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pulau Batam Island -   Indonesia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Changi,Singapore
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Control lost in cloud, dived into ground. Air Vice Marshal Francis Joseph Braithwaite.

Note: FECS=Far East Communications Squadron

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
The Straits Times 22 December 1956, p1
Java-bode : nieuws, handels- en advertentieblad voor Nederlandsch-Indie
24-12-1956


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2008 04:07 JINX Added
12-May-2015 17:54 BlB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
22-Mar-2019 17:54 TB Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
01-Jul-2019 08:25 Cobar Updated [Departure airport, Source]
01-Jul-2019 08:27 Cobar Updated [Location]

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