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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137441
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:21-OCT-1972
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic GNAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Folland Gnat F Mk 1
Owner/operator:21 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: E-304
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, -   India
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gorakhpur
Destination airport:Gorakhpur AB, India
Narrative:
Engine failed, after aircraft ran out of fuel and flames out: aircraft went into a terminal dive. Pilot Flt Lt George K Naliyan ejected safely near the airfield at approximately 500 feet and at 200 knots

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20131030051305/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/Folland_Gnat/Naliyan_George/Naliyan_George_bio.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20121025182700/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Folland_Gnat.htm


Images:


Imaginary sketch

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jul-2011 01:20 Dr.John Smith Added
14-Apr-2013 14:07 Nepa Updated [Operator]
06-Mar-2016 14:40 georgenaliyan Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport, Photo, ]

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