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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240507
Last updated: 27 August 2020
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Date:02-JUL-1948
Time:c.
Type:Gloster Meteor F.4
Owner/operator:CFS Royal Air Force (CFS RAF)
Registration: EE549
C/n / msn: -
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:- -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk, UK
Destination airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk, UK
Narrative:
When operating with the Central Fighter Establishment out of RAF West Raynham, Norfolk the aircraft suffered an in flight accident on 2nd July 1948.
Gp. Capt. E M (Teddy) Donaldson set a new world air speed record of 615.78 mph in EE549 on 7th September 1946


Sources:

Aeroplane Monthly December 1975 - 'Preservation Profile' Gloster Meteor F.4 EE549 - Page 628
https://www.tangmere-museum.org.uk/museum-aircraft/gloster-meteor-f4
http://www.aviation-history.com/gloster/meteor.html


Images:


Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, West Sussex, UK - 11th June 2013


Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK - 15th September 2010

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Aug-2020 17:23 Peter Clarke Added
27-Aug-2020 10:23 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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