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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230919
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Date:25-JUL-1947
Time:day
Type:Gloster Meteor F.Mk III
Owner/operator:ECFS Royal Air Force (ECFS RAF)
Registration: EE477
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Lyneham, Wiltshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hullavington, Wiltshire
Destination airport:RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire
Narrative:
Gloster Meteor EE477 (Empire Central Flying School): Written off (damaged beyond repair) 25 July 1947: Overstressed in flight, and made an emergency landing at RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire. Wing and fuselage skins buckled and wrinkled, elevator horns failed. Not repaired and struck off charge 20 December 1948.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.66. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft EA100-EZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1988 p 21)
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/29/W2387: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6578233


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Nov-2019 18:14 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Nov-2019 19:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2019 12:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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