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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137424
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:19-APR-1964
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic GNAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Folland Gnat F Mk 1
Owner/operator:HävLv 11 Ilmavoimat
Registration: GN-108
MSN: FL35
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tikkakoski -   Finland
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hame
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft (Fighter Sqn 11 Finnish AF) ,abandoned and went into a spin near Tikkakoski, Finland due to a fuel blockage causing engine failure, and aircraft went out of control.
Crew:
Pilot (Lt. Matti T. Kepponen) ejected safely

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20121025182700
http://www.ejectionhistory.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Folland_Gnat.htm
http://www.elisanet.fi/~g621741/WWV/gnat/finland.htm
https://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folland_Gnat_Mk.1 (Finnish text)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2011 23:42 Dr.John Smith Added
30-Oct-2014 08:40 Earl Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
19-Nov-2020 10:39 Sycak Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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