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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230795
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Type:Gloster Meteor F.Mk III
Owner/operator:245 (Northern Rhodesia) Squadron Royal Air Force (245 (Northern Rhodesia) Sqn RAF)
Registration: EE293
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Colerne, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Colerne, Wiltshire
Destination airport:RAF Colerne
Gloster Meteor F.Mk.3 EE293: Written off (destroyed) 23 April 1946. The pilot was making a single engined landing in crosswinds, but he allowed the aircraft to stall and it spun into the ground at RAF Colerne, Wiltshire. Pilot killed.
F/O (201451) Desmond William Machray Crawshaw (pilot) RAF - Killed


1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.7. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft EA100-EZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1988 p 19)
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/28/W2341:
6. 245 Squadron, ORB 1946-1950: National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 27/2481:

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Revision history:

21-Nov-2019 22:20 Dr. John Smith Added
27-Nov-2019 10:51 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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