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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137411
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:08-JUN-1968
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: XR999
MSN: FL593
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Irish Sea, 8.5 miles Off Holyhead, Anglesey -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 8/6/1968, into the Irish Sea, 8.5 miles off Holyhead, Anglesey, after the crew ejected when the controls jammed. Crash location recorded as being Map Reference SH26SW, Grid Reference SH2164061671,

Crew named as Flt Lt A Hoylake (insturctor) and Pilot Officer D, Moss (pupil)

Sources:

1. Halley, J, 2001, Royal Air force Aircraft XA100 - XZ999, pg79
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20121025182700/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Folland_Gnat.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm
4. http://www.coflein.gov.uk/en/site/515875/details/hawker-siddeley-gnat-t1-xr999


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2011 01:14 Dr.John Smith Added
06-Jan-2013 14:59 Nepa Updated [Operator]
29-Jul-2013 21:09 JINX Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
02-Aug-2015 19:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Aug-2015 19:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
23-Nov-2018 18:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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