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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156680
Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:06-SEP-1973
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: XP508
MSN: FL523
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:into sea off Llanfair-yn-neubwll, 1/4 mile SW of RAF Valley, Anglesey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Valley (HLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea 6/9/1973 shortly after take off from Valley, Anglesey after the crew ejected following loss of power on take off. Crash location reported as Map Reference SH37SW Grid Reference SH3036774450 off Llanfair-yn-neubwll, 1/4 mile south west of Valley

Sources:

1. Halley, J, 2001, Royal Air force Aircraft XA100 - XZ999, pg70
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1973.htm
3. http://www.coflein.gov.uk/en/site/515863/details/hawler-siddeley-gnat-t1-xp508
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421174927/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1973.htm#sep
5. SCF-PP D D/IFS(RAF)/140/52/95/1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jun-2013 23:59 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Jul-2015 17:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]
10-Mar-2021 19:07 hutch simon Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]

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