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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47435
Last updated: 13 July 2020
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Date:11-APR-1956
Time:12:20
Type:Gloster Meteor T.7
Owner/operator:Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)
Registration: I-3
C/n / msn: G-05-241
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:office building at Stationsweg 153 in Woudenberg, Utrecht -   Netherlands
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Soesterberg AB
Destination airport:Soesterberg AB
Narrative:
Pilot performed stall excercise @ 10000ft. Airplane entered inverted spin. Pilot was unable to recover, had only 25hrs on type.. The pilot ejected and the plane crashed into an office building of the 'waterschap'.
The burning kerosine set the surrounding area on fire, including a villa. Nobody is hurt.
Pilot is 24 year old reserve second lieutenant Wim Oldhoff.

Sources:

http://anp.kb.nl/thumb/showmsgdetail/msgdate/11-04-1956/msgnr/47
http://kw.jonker.co/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=426:gloster-meteor-fmk4-fmk8-a-tmk7&catid=55&Itemid=493&showall=&limitstart=2&lang=nl


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
07-Nov-2008 00:26 harro Updated
22-Jan-2015 18:50 taildragger Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Feb-2018 11:05 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Narrative]

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