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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231057
Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic METR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gloster Meteor F Mk 4
Owner/operator:CFE Royal Air Force (CFE RAF)
Registration: RA453
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles NNE of RAF West Raynham. Fakenham, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Gloster Meteor RA453 (Central Fighter Establishment): Written off (destroyed) 17 January 1949 when crashed three miles north north east of RAF West Raynham, Fakenham, Norfolk. Aircraft belly landed after engine explosion shortly after take off


1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.84. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/29/W2437:

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Revision history:

03-Dec-2019 02:15 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Dec-2019 17:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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