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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230923
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Type:Gloster Meteor F.Mk III
Owner/operator:56 (Punjab) Squadron Royal Air Force (56 (Punjab) Sqn RAF)
Registration: EE385
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein
Destination airport:
Gloster Meteor EE385: Written off (destroyed) 23 October 1947: Elevator trim tabs failed, aircraft broke up in flight during low level run over RAF Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Pilot killed

Identity of the pilot not 100% confirmed. However, only one RAF pilot was killed on this day, and buried in Germany:

Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) Charles Eric Mould, RAF Service Number 50173, aged 27. Killed on active service 23/10/1947. Buried at Ohlsdorf Cemetery, Hamburg-Nord, Hamburg, Germany


1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.68. 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 5/29/W2398:

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Revision history:

26-Nov-2019 22:52 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Nov-2019 23:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
27-Nov-2019 23:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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