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
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:La Pastora, Buenos Aires Province -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:BA Tandil, Buenos Aries, Argentina
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
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

Sources:

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: https://air-britain.com/pdfs/aeromilitaria/Aeromilitaria_2009.pdf

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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