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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137411
 
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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:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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 Alan Holyoake (instructor) and Pilot Officer David Moss (student)

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]
27-Dec-2021 19:54 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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