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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137393
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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:A&AEE (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment )
Registration: XM696
MSN: FL506
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boscombe Down, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Chilbolton, Hampshire
Destination airport:Boscombe Down, Wiltshire (EGDM)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Impacted onto the runway heavily at Chilbolton, Hampshire which removed the starboard tyre and badly damaged the underside of the aircraft. The pilot overshot and made a wheels up landing at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire

Wreckage reportedly removed to HSA at Brough, North Yorkshire, where used as a full-size mock up for wind tunnel experiments. Removed in February 1976, and reportedly sent to the J. Shackleton & Co scrapyard at Siddal, Halifax, West Yorkshire



Revision history:

13-Jul-2011 11:51 Dr.John Smith Added
10-Jun-2013 12:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2013 22:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
19-Oct-2014 17:37 Route Updated [Operator]

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