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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56503
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:13-MAY-1966
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: XR539
MSN: FL550
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Y Cnicht, near Beddgellert, Gwynedd, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Valley, Anglesey, Wales
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed 13/5/1966 when spun into the ground and crashed at Y Cnicht, near Beddgellert, Gwynedd. Pilot (Pilot Officer J. M. Enston) killed. Unidentified rear seat crew member ejected safely.

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-1966.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jul-2011 12:45 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
14-Jul-2011 01:13 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]
06-Jan-2013 15:02 Nepa Updated [Operator]
08-Sep-2013 06:06 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
07-Dec-2018 13:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Operator]

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