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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137392
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Type:Silhouette image of generic GNAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Folland Gnat T.1
Owner/operator:4 FTS Royal Air Force (4 FTS RAF)
Registration: XR536
MSN: FL547
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sealand Airfield, near Queensferry, Flintshire, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey (VLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey (VLY/EGOV)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) 18/10/1963 when force-landed onto the disused airfield at Sealand, near Queensferry, Flintshire, and struck an obstruction. The pilot had received a fire warning (which turned out to be spurious) and had shut down the engine. The aircraft was force landed at Sealand (a disused airfield) after the pilot had mistaken the airfield for nearby Hawarden




RAF Valley in 1963: XP542 nearest camera, XR536 in the middle, XR567 in the distance

Revision history:

13-Jul-2011 11:51 Dr.John Smith Added
06-Jan-2013 14:10 Nepa Updated [Operator]
10-Jun-2013 12:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source]
10-Jun-2013 12:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [[Destination airport, Source]]
13-Oct-2013 16:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Apr-2018 11:22 SandyW Updated [Total occupants, Destination airport, Narrative]

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