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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 84823
Last updated: 9 July 2019
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Date:22-AUG-1951
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor F Mk.8
Owner/operator:77 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A77-128
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:north of the Han River, 8 miles N of Base K-14, Kimpo -   South Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Base K-14 Kimpo, Korea
Destination airport:Base K-14 Kimpo, Korea
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Meteor F.8 WE908, delivered to RAF 1/2/51: Redelivered to RAAF 13/02/51. Served in Korea with 77 Squadron,RAAF at Kimpo.

Collided with A77-354 near Kimpo and destroyed 22/08/51.A section of twelve Meteors were returning from a fighter sweep and had just initiated a change from battle formation to line astern when Sergeant R. Lamb (in A77-354), a RAF exchange pilot, collided with Sergeant R. Mitchell (in A77-128). Both aircraft crashed eight miles north of Base K-14 Kimpo, South Korea, killing both pilots.

Crew; Sgt Ronald Daniel Mitchell A22223. Struck off 05/05/52.

Sources:

http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/korwald_info_3249.htm
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au/.au/
http://web.archive.org/web/20121002035634/http://www.kmike.com:80/oz/77/MK8OPS.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WA


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-May-2012 19:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 07:54 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
13-Mar-2013 00:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2013 01:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
04-Apr-2013 08:05 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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