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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20924
Last updated: 29 November 2019
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Date:15-AUG-1979
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor U.16 Drone
Owner/operator:RAE Llanbedr
Registration: WH320
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aberporth Ranges, Cardigan Bay, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Llanbedr, Wales (EGOD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Expended: Shot down on 15/8/1979 over the Aberporth range by a Sky Flash missile fired from a 29 Squadron Phantom FGR2.

Sources:

1. Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses_drones.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WH
4. http://naca.central.cranfield.ac.uk/reports/arc/cp/0195.pdf
5. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1955/1955
6. http://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=11244&start=1400


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jun-2008 19:13 JINX Added
25-Dec-2012 15:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 02:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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