Accident Gloster Meteor F Mk 8 EG-207,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47994
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Date:Friday 3 January 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic METR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Gloster Meteor F Mk 8
Owner/operator:29 Sqn Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: EG-207
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Merken -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Brustem, Belgium
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
26/09/50: delivered to RAF as WA883, never used by RAF (contract 6/ACFT/2430 C.B 7(b))
24/11/50: taken on charge by Belgische Luchtmacht
00/01/51: 1Wing 350Squadron, Beauvechain (MN-B)
06/10/53: cat.3 - at Beauvechain , taxi-collision with EG-215, Sgt.J.Baeckelandt unhurt
16/11/53: cat.1 - at Beauvechain
00/00/00: 5 Wing 24 Sqn, Sylt (Germany) (XO-R)
00/00/00: 13 Wing 29 Sqn, Brustem
03/01/58: cat.5 - Crashed Merkem (Germany), pilot was killed. Pilot: Sgt.Alfred Vandervelden (29 Sqn)
080158: struck of charge (tt 59:55 hrs


Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
10-Feb-2013 20:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2014 07:44 Route Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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