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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156557
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:14-MAR-1972
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: XR948
MSN: FL565
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles NE of Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed when abandoned after engine failure, 3 miles North East Llanbedr, Wales. Both crew - Flight Lieutenant N. J. Day and Captain M. E. Trachta - ejected safely

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1972.htm
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20121025182700/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Folland_Gnat.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jun-2013 22:20 Dr. John Smith Added
12-Jun-2013 22:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Location]
04-Dec-2018 16:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Operator]

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