Incident Gloster Meteor NF Mk 11 WS619,
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Date:Wednesday 11 January 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic METR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Gloster Meteor NF Mk 11
Owner/operator:All-Weather OCU RAF
Registration: WS619
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near RAF North Luffenham, Rutland, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF North Luffenham, Rutland
Destination airport:RAF North Luffenham, Rutland
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Gloster Meteor NF.12 WS619: Delivered 5/6/53 to the RAF at 8 MU Little Rissington. To RAF Langar, Nottinghamshire for modifications. Then to 38 MU RAF Llandow 4/6/54. RAF Operational Career was with the AW OCU (All-Weather Operational Conversion Unit) at RAF North Luffenham, Rutland, only

Written off (destroyed) 10/1/56: Hit trees on a night approach to RAF North Luffenham, Rutland. Aircraft damaged beyond repair) and Struck Off Charge


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.177 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 92)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.141

Revision history:

25-Jan-2013 12:28 Dr. John Smith Added
10-May-2015 17:12 Angel Dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
26-Oct-2017 19:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2020 21:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2020 20:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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