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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235745
Last updated: 7 May 2020
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Type:Gloster Meteor NF.Mk 14
Owner/operator:46 (Uganda) Squadron Royal Air Force (46 (Uganda) Sqn RAF)
Registration: WS835
C/n / msn: AWA5823
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kingsley Green, Bordon, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Odiham, Basingstoke, Hampshire (ODH/EGVO)
Destination airport:RAF Odiham, Hampshire (ODH/EGVO)
Gloster Meteor NF.14: Delivered 21/4/54 to the RAF at 38 MU Llandow. Sole operational RAF service was with 46 (Uganda) Squadron, RAF Odiham, Basingstoke, Hampshire

Written off (destroyed) 25/1/55: Aircraft ran out of fuel on a sortie from RAF Odiham, and both the crew - Flying Officer M.J. Kemp (pilot) and his navigator - abandoned the aircraft near Kingsley Green, Bordon, Hampshire. Both parachuted safely to earth.

The reported crash location of Kingsley Green is a village in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It is 2.1 miles (3.4 km) north of Bordon, on the B3004 road at approximate co ordinates 51.13805N 0.87427W


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.168 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1985 p.93)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.114
4. 46 Squadron ORB (Operational Record Book)(Air Ministry Form AM/F.540) for the period 1/9/54 to 30/6/61: File AIR 27/2779 at

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Revision history:

05-May-2020 21:08 Dr. John Smith Added
05-May-2020 21:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
05-May-2020 21:48 MIG29 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
07-May-2020 23:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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