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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56499
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:28-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: XR571
MSN: FL571
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Valley, Rhosneigr, Isle of Anglesey, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Valley (HLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey
Narrative:
Declared a write off after a ground accident at Valley, Anglesey. (Some sources state damaged after a heavy landing)

Allocated to RAF Brampton gate for static display as Ground Instructional Airframe 8493M on 7 May 1976, after declared not economical to repair, moving to RAF Kemble in 1979

Later moved to RAF Scampton, and displayed at the HQ of the RAF's "Red Arrows" display team

Sources:

1. http://www.thunder-and-lightnings.co.uk/gnat/survivor.php?id=833
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1975.htm
3. http://wikimapia.org/6748524/Folland-Gnat-T-1-XR571
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folland_Gnat#Survivors


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, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2013 14:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
12-Jan-2013 07:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
23-Jun-2013 17:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
23-Jun-2013 17:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [[Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]]
10-Jun-2021 21:00 Anon. Updated [Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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