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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230819
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Date:23-AUG-1946
Time:day
Type:Gloster Meteor F.Mk III
Owner/operator:56 (Punjab) Squadron Royal Air Force (56 (Punjab) Sqn RAF)
Registration: EE362
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pallathorpe Farm, Bolton Percy, nr Tadcaster, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Narrative:
Gloster Meteor EE362: Written off (destroyed) 23 August 1946. Engine cut on approach to RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire. Aircraft overshot, lost height, hit a haystack, and crashed at Pallathorpe Farm, Bolton Percy, 4 miles east of Tadcaster, North Yorkshire. No reported fatality or injury to the pilot.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.50. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft EA100-EZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1988 p 20)
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/28/W2360: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6578206
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolton_Percy


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Nov-2019 01:19 Dr. John Smith Added
27-Nov-2019 23:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative, Operator]

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