• Short Summary

    'Meteor' wreckage at Harwood Dale.

  • Description

    Nr. Scarborough, Yorks.

    Documentation contains a newspaper cutting - excerpt, A Gloster Meteor jet aircraft from RAF station Linton-on-Ouse exploded mid air over Harwood Dale killing the pilot. It was the RAF's fifth final Meteor crash this week.

    GVs of 'Meteor' wreckage with a few people standing around. MS. Cattle nosing around wreckage. One of the wings sticking upright.

    (Mute.Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2559.03
    Media URN:
    68764
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:18:00 / 01:09:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 2376 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 20 June 1951.

    The plane involved was a Gloster Meteor F.8, Serial Number WA877.

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