Accident Gloster Meteor F4 I-046, Monday 16 January 1950
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Date:Monday 16 January 1950
Time:09:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic METR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Gloster Meteor F4
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Argentina
Registration: I-046
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:La Pastora, Buenos Aires Province -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Departure airport:BA Tandil, Buenos Aries, Argentina
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Ex-RAF Gloster Meteor F.4 EE543: Delivered to 39 MU RAF Colerne, Chippenham, Wiltshire 29.7.46. To Gloster Aircraft at Moreton Valence 30.4.47 for sale to Argentina as I-046

Written off (destroyed) 16.1.50 when crashed at La Pastora, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, Pilot Ten Ulises Bernasconi killed


1. El Littoral 16 January 1950, p.2
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft EA100-EZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain)
3. Air Britain Aeromilitaria Autumn 2009 p125:

Revision history:

17-Jan-2015 20:14 TB Added
22-Oct-2015 19:52 TB Updated [Narrative]
17-Jun-2016 18:42 TB Updated [Registration, Source]
21-May-2017 20:59 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Aug-2019 15:56 TB Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2023 18:58 Dr. John Smith Updated

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