Gear-up landing Incident Gloster Meteor F Mk 8 WH443,
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Date:Tuesday 10 January 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic METR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Gloster Meteor F Mk 8
Owner/operator:25 Sqn RAF
Registration: WH443
MSN: G5/415572
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF West Malling, Maidstone, Kent, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF West Malling, Kent
Destination airport:RAF West Malling
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Meteor WH443: Belly landed at RAF West Malling, Kent, after the undercarriage jammed. 10/01/1956
Aircraft deemed as "damaged beyond economical repair" and the remains were allocated to the Civil Defence School at Eastwood Park, Falfield, Gloucestershire for Ground Instructional Use (although no "M" number was allocated). Finally scrapped.



Revision history:

12-Jun-2008 09:49 JINX Added
24-Jan-2012 13:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
10-Nov-2014 14:45 Slizack Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source]
26-Oct-2017 19:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Oct-2017 19:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
08-Jun-2020 21:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2022 10:57 Nepa Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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