Gloster Meteor Crash - Philmead Road in 1952

Photos of the damage

The pictures below, supplied by Keith Patten, show the aftermath of a Meteor jet crashing in the back garden of houses in Philmead Road, Benfleet.  The accident occurred on Easter Saturday, 12th April 1952.

Accounts of the accident can be found on other pages of this website using the following links:

Eye witness account by Ann Adams (nee Morrison)

Eye witness account by David Cowan

Keith Patten
Keith Patten
Keith Patten
Keith Patten
Keith Patten

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