Gloster Javelin FAW 5 XA662

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Gloster Javelin FAW 5 XA662

Gloster Javelin XA662 was abandoned by its crew who parachuted down safely, when pilot Flying Officer Cowper lost control of both jet engines due to mechanical failure.
The jet plummeted to the ground in the Yorkshire Dales on September 29th 1959.
F/O C P Cowper RAF, student pilot
Capt. R Nietz USAF, navigator.


4 comments on “Gloster Javelin FAW 5 XA662
  1. andyholmfirth says:

    That’s a really fine looking aircraft.So much wreckage still around.

  2. pasujoba says:

    Superb composition , and the line of the hills give the shot real depth and perspective .

  3. Pleasureprinciple2012 says:

    The metal work still looks so bright and shiny, like it’s only recently happened.

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