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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231057
Last updated: 3 December 2019
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Date:17-JAN-1949
Time:day
Type:Gloster Meteor F.Mk 4
Owner/operator:CFE Royal Air Force (CFE RAF)
Registration: RA453
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles NNE of RAF West Raynham. Fakenham, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Gloster Meteor RA453 (Central Fighter Establishment): Written off (destroyed) 17 January 1949 when crashed three miles north north east of RAF West Raynham, Fakenham, Norfolk. Aircraft belly landed after engine explosion shortly after take off

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.84. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/29/W2437: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6578283


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Dec-2019 02:15 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Dec-2019 17:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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