Incident Gloster Meteor T Mk 7 VW472,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160007
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Date:Monday 11 January 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic METR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Gloster Meteor T Mk 7
Owner/operator:Ferry Sqn RAF
Registration: VW472
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near RAF Manby, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Kirkbride, Cumberland
Destination airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off 11/1/1960: At the end of a ferry/delivery flight from 12 MU RAF Kirkbride, Cumberland, to the RAF Flying College at Manby, Lincolnshire, the starboard undercarriage would not lock down. The pilot elected to make a wheels-up landing but the canopy iced up and he could not re-locate the airfield. He was forced to make a forced wheels up landing near Manby due to low fuel



Revision history:

03-Sep-2013 17:09 Dr.John Smith Added
18-Dec-2013 18:27 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]

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