Arvel Crynyd (4)
Basic info
First appearance: Return of the Jedi
Species: Human
Gender: Male
Died: Battle over Endor
Relations: Green Squadron, Rebel Alliance Pilot
Events: Battle over Endor
Known Facts (6)
Battle over Endor (6)
Summary
Arvel Crynyd was a Human male who was the leader of the A-wing-filled Green Squadron that served the Rebellion during the Galactic Civil War. During the battle over Endor, Crynyd led his squadron into the fleet of Star Destroyers with the objective of disabling their ion cannons on three Star Destroyers, thereby allowing Home One and the Alliance Fleet through to the Star Dreadnought Executor. At the climax of the battle, he was leading a strafing run of key locations on the Executor where he attempted to perform a trench run and took out several turbolasers before point-blank fire struck the left side of his A-wing, sending it into a spin. Snoke Loroan was shot down behind him immediately after. Knowing that his fighter was critically damaged, Crynyd managed to regain enough control of his starfighter to sacrifice himself as he flew it into the unshielded bridge of Executor. The wedge shaped fighter penetrated the bridge and its large fuel reserve ignited in a fireball that annihilated the command tower, killing Crynyd, Admiral Piett and the entire bridge crew instantly. With control lost, and in the middle of a battle maneuver, the mighty warship crashed into the second Death Star, thus turning the tide of the battle.

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