Aircraft Photo of A77-851 | Gloster Meteor U21A | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #112862
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:A77-851
Military Code:851
Aircraft Original Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Generic Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Version:Gloster Meteor U21A
C/n (msn):851
Operator Painted:Australia - Air Force
Aircraft Name:Halestorm
Location
City / Area:Port Adelaide / South Australian Aviation Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:South Australia, Australia
Collection:South Australian Aviation Museum
 
Photo Date:5 December 2007
Photo by:Malcolm Clarke
Photo ID: 112862
Photo Comment

"Halestorm". Flown by Sgt George Hale, RAAF 77 Sqn who, on 27th March 1953, made the only Mig kill by a Meteor in Korea. Originally built as an F8 for the RAF as WK683 but later converted to U21a for the RAAF and scrapped in 1965. VH-MBX flies today from Temora in her colour scheme.

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