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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21267
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Type:Gloster Meteor F Mk 8
Owner/operator:RAF Flying College Cranwell
Registration: WK752
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Langar, Nottinghamshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Langar, Nottinghamshire
Gloster Meteor F.Mk.8 WK752: Notified as awaiting collection 18/2/52, delivered to the RAF 20/8/52. RAF Service career was with the APS (Armament Practice Station) RAF Acklington, and the RAF Flying College, Cranwell.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 4/6/56: Overshot landing at RAF Langar, Nottinghamshire, and aircraft ran into a ditch after the brakes failed. Nose wheel collapsed on impact with ditch. Not repaired, Struck Off Charge as Cat.5(c) and broken up for spares and produce at Langar


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.170 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 70)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.197

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Revision history:

19-Jun-2008 09:13 JINX Added
12-May-2015 07:40 yarbi Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
12-May-2015 07:40 yarbi Updated [Destination airport]
16-Jun-2020 00:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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