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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21265
Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Date:02-NOV-1966
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor U.16 Drone
Owner/operator:RAE Llanbedr
Registration: WK746
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cardigan Bay, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAE Llanbedr
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Delivered to RAF 14.07.1952; operational service with APS, CGS and FWS. Withdrawn from use 17.01.1957 and stored at 20 MU RAF Aston Down. To 33 MU Lyneham 20.01.1961 for further storage. Transferred to Ministry of Aviation 11.12.1961 for conversion to U.16 drone. Expended in SAM tests: Shot down over Cardigan Bay during a flight from Llanbedr.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain 1983, p.70)
2. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WK
3. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=730


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jun-2008 09:07 JINX Added
25-Dec-2012 15:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jan-2015 17:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]
04-Jan-2015 18:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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