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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56491
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:16-OCT-1975
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: XS106
MSN: FL600
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile north of Llanrwst, Gwynedd -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Valley (HLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:RAF Valley (HLY/EGOV)
Narrative:
Crashed 16/10/1975 onto farm land 1 mile north of Llanrwst, Gwynedd after loss of control during a spin in manual control. Both of the crew ejected safely. Pilot later named as Squadron Leader I. C. Gibbs (other crew member on board not named)

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-1975.htm

Media:

The Aviation Photo Company: Folland Gnat &emdash; RAF 4 FTS Folland Gnat T.1 XS106/32 (1972)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2011 23:41 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
16-Jul-2011 01:20 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2013 14:54 Nepa Updated [Operator]
23-Jun-2013 17:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
02-Aug-2015 20:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
02-Aug-2015 20:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
16-Feb-2021 19:48 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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