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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48013
Last updated: 4 September 2020
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Type:Gloster Meteor F8
Owner/operator:Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: EG-171
C/n / msn: 6535 / M-221
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Amrum Island -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
During a shooting exercise near Sylt (Germany) the cable of the target towing aircraft was shot and the Meteor was hit by the remains of the cable. The aircraft was seriously damaged and the pilot had no other option than to make a belly landing on the beach of the island of Amrun


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Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
29-Apr-2009 12:58 MikeG Updated

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