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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20858
Last updated: 30 August 2020
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Date:03-DEC-1953
Time:day
Type:Gloster Meteor T.Mk 7
Owner/operator:206 Advanced Flying School Royal Air Force (206 AFS RAF)
Registration: WG982
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Marham, Norfolk. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk (KNF/EGYM)
Narrative:
Gloster Meteor T.Mk.7 WG982, 260 AFS, RAF: Written off (destroyed) 3 December 1953. Crashed when pilot lost control during asymmetric approach to RAF Marsham, Norfolk.

Wreckage recovered to 58 MU, RAF Honington, where scrapped.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.153 ISBN 0-85130-290-4
2. Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
3. Last Take off: A Record of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950-53 by Colin Cummings p 436
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WG
5. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?9765-Meteor-losses-at-206-AFS-RAF-Oakington-1951-to-January-1953


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jun-2008 11:55 JINX Added
12-May-2015 17:18 BlB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
03-Feb-2020 00:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Feb-2020 12:51 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Operator]

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