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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137421
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:13-JUN-1969
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: XR952
MSN: FL569
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Glasfryn, near Conway, North Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Valley (HLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed close to the A5 at Glasfryn, near Conway, North Wales, after failing to recover from a spin. Pilot (Pilot Officer I. Currie) ejected

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. http://www.na3t.org/images/photos/air/MIL21907.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2011 23:42 Dr.John Smith Added
06-Jan-2013 14:57 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
15-Jul-2013 05:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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