found buried several feet below ground in palm plantation near Kampung Parit
Gantong, Rengit, Johor. From some witness told MHG that the aircraft was
crashed in 1967 but the pilot who origin came from Brazil managed to bail
out from the stricken aircraft. From that date, everyone from the village
know about the incident but after several years lapse, everyone forgot about
it. Until it was discovered again by a scrap dealers who was tipped off
about the wreck in the palm plantation.
One of the
engine buried intact
far the only numbers found on the parts are part
number: 605679 serial number: 12/2725, and MOD number: G 104/527. We hope
that someone can shed some lights on the numbers. We tried our best to trace
back the registration number of the aircraft and the pilot to be sure about
her history and the incident took place here.
being told that the scrap dealer want to keep this wreck and dont have any
intend to sell it as scrap. We hope in future, RMAF Museum do something to
recovered the wreck and put it on safe place. So far we don't have any
Gloster Meteor example in Malaysia. It was a true rare bird indeed.
inspect several parts of the recovered engine