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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59852
Last updated: 15 April 2019
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Date:21-SEP-1950
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor F.4
Owner/operator:4 Sqn Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: EF-48
C/n / msn: G5-294
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Koksijde Air Base,1 nm NNW of Veurne -   Belgium
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Koksijde AB, Veurne, Belgium (EBFN)
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Meteor F.Mk.4 VZ385: To Belgische Luchtmacht in September 1949 with 1 Wing, 4 Sqn, Beauvechain (as 'SV-N'). Last ex-RAF Meteor F.Mk.4 delivered. Substantially damaged 21/9/1950 when crashed at Koksijde Air Base,1 nautical miles North-North-West of Veurne, Belgium. To Fairey Aviation, Gosselies for repairs 4/10/1950 and returned to service in early 1951.

Withdrawn from use in 1956.On 25/6/1957 ferry flight to Brustem-Wevelgem and struck off charge (total time on airframe 389:00 hrs). Transferred to Government Properties Administration (domeinen/domaines);sold for scrap and subsequently broken-up

Sources:

1. http://belmilac.wetpaint.com/page/Part+2%3A+EF25+-+EF48
2. http://www.belgian-wings.be/webpages//navigator/Photos/MilltaryPics/post_ww2/Gloster%20Meteor%20F4/gloster_meteor_f4%20frontpage.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VZ
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.britishjets.net/wps/jetpages.nsf/pages/exports_belgium]


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-May-2009 23:05 MikeG Added
10-Jul-2015 23:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2017 19:38 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2019 17:49 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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