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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231048
Last updated: 4 June 2020
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Type:Gloster Meteor F.Mk 4
Owner/operator:245 Squadron Royal Air Force (245 Sqn RAF)
Registration: VT123
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Horsham St. Faith, Nordolk
Destination airport:RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire
Gloster Meteor VT123: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 5 January 1949. Swung off runway on landing, after double flame out at RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire. Aircraft cartwheeled and pilot thrown out. Pilot killed.


A. Gloster Meteor production list
F. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.83. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
G. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1985 p 83)
H. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/29/W2435

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Revision history:

02-Dec-2019 19:49 Dr. John Smith Added
02-Dec-2019 19:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
02-Dec-2019 19:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
02-Dec-2019 21:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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