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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56513
Last updated: 12 April 2020
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Date:16-FEB-1976
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: XP531
C/n / msn: FL533
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Kemble, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Valley (HLY/EGOV)
Destination airport:RAF Kemble (EGBP)
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16/02/1976 when hit over HT cables during an emergency landing at Kemble, Gloucestershire. Both crew ejected safely

The front fuselage of XP531 was mated with the rear fuselage of XR537 and allocated to the CSDE at Swanton Morley for use as a ground instructional airframe. The composite airframe was later civilianized as G-NATY; the remainder of XP531 as allocated to the fire dump at RAF Coltishall, where is perished during 1984

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-1976.htm
3. http://www.facebook.com/?sk=2361831622
4. https://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?catid=60&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=NATY
5. http://www.aviation-links.co.uk/Gloucestershire%20Aircraft%20Accidents.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jul-2011 01:20 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2013 14:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
21-Jun-2013 18:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
20-Jul-2015 22:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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