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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66533
Last updated: 15 October 2020
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Type:Gloster Meteor protoype
Owner/operator:Gloster Aircraft Ltd
Registration: DG205/G
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Moreton Valence, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:
The first Whittle W.2B powered Meteor, DG205/G, flew on the 17/6/1943. Crashed at Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire on 27/4/1944, due to an aileron mass balance weight becoming detached whilst in a dive. Pilot (named as John-Crossy-Warren) killed. Total flying time 80 hours


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Revision history:

21-Jul-2009 21:54 VHKDK Added
25-Dec-2012 17:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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