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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154386
Last updated: 27 October 2020
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Date:06-DEC-1956
Time:
Type:Gloster Meteor NF Mk.13
Owner/operator:39 Squadron Royal Air Force (39 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WM314
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Nicosia -   Cyprus
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Nicosia, Cyprus
Narrative:
Written off 6.12.1956: Flew into the ground at Nicosia, Cyprus during a night approach in bad weather, killing the crew.

Sources:

www.ukserials.com/losses-1956.htm
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1006306/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._39_Squadron_RAF#Post_World_War_II


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Mar-2013 16:25 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 14:52 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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