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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137419
Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:16-DEC-1969
Time:
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: XR992
MSN: FL586
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cirencester, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Kemble (EGBP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft abandoned after erroneous call that engine was on fire - fire warning was intended for Gnat T.1 XR995. Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Pilot (Fl Lt Dickie Duckett) was ordered to eject and sustained minor injuries


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-1969.htm
3. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?115592-Gnat-XR911-upates_
4. http://rafforum.activeboard.com/t48212468/16th-december-1969-two-red-arrow-gnats-crash-in-gloucestersh/?page=1

Media:

The Aviation Photo Company: Folland Gnat &emdash; RAF Red Arrows Folland Gnat T.1 XR992

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2011 23:42 Dr.John Smith Added
15-Jul-2013 23:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Aug-2015 20:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Embed code]
02-Aug-2015 20:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]
30-Dec-2019 20:41 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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