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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137409
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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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:CFS (Red Arrows) Aerobatic Display Team Royal Air Force (CFS (Red Arrows) Aerobatic Display Team RAF)
Registration: XR573
MSN: FL563
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Kemble, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Kemble (EGBP)
Destination airport:RAF Kemble (EGBP)
While on loan to the Red Arrows the aircraft hit trees while attempting to rejoin the formation during a practice at Kemble, Gloucestershire. The pilot (Flight Lieutenant Jerry J. Bowler) did not eject and was killed when the aircraft struck the ground




Gnat T.1 XR573 as "97" of the CFS in 1968The Aviation Photo Company: Folland Gnat &emdash; RAF Central Flying School Folland Gnat T.1 XR573/97 (1968)

Revision history:

14-Jul-2011 01:14 Dr.John Smith Added
13-Jul-2013 05:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
13-Jul-2013 05:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [[Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]]
30-Dec-2019 20:40 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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