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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235745
Last updated: 7 May 2020
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Date:25-JAN-1955
Time:night
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Odiham, Basingstoke, Hampshire (ODH/EGVO)
Destination airport:RAF Odiham, Hampshire (ODH/EGVO)
Narrative:
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


Sources:

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 https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C2505417
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WS
6. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html
7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingsley,_Hampshire


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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