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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137398
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:19-JUL-1965
Time:
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: XR543
MSN: FL554
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Maelog, Anglesey, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey (VLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey (VL/EGOV)
Narrative:
Written off 19/7/1965: Dived into Lake Maelog on approach to Runway 32 at RAF Valley. Pilot (Pilot Officer Roger Maxwell Cooper 4232063) failed to eject and was killed

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20121025182700/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Folland_Gnat.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1965.htm
3. http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/43295/supplements/3195/page.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jul-2011 12:03 Dr.John Smith Added
06-Jan-2013 15:05 Nepa Updated [Operator]
18-Sep-2013 07:45 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2019 16:34 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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