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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137415
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:01-JUN-1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic GNAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Folland Gnat F Mk.1
Owner/operator:24 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: IE-10..
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kalaikunda -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kalaikunda
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed after engine failure (Flame out) after take off from Kalaikunda. Pilot - Flt Lt P C Prasad - ejected safely.

Cause of Flame out attributed to Fuel pump failure, quill shaft failure due to JP-4's inadequate lubrication.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20121025182700/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Folland_Gnat.htm
http://www.warbirds.in/Crashes/crpage.php?qacid=43&qafdb=IAF&datesall=ON


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2011 23:42 Dr.John Smith Added
16-Jul-2011 01:20 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 14:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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