Incident Hunting Jet Provost T Mk 3 XN463, 26 Oct 1960
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Date:26-OCT-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T Mk 3
Owner/operator:A&AEE (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment )
Registration: XN463
MSN: PAC/W/10142
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sutton Manderville, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Boscombe Down, Wiltshire (EGDM)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Awaiting collection at Hunting Aircraft, Luton 27.09.1960. Delivered to C(A) MoS on free loan to A&AEE/Bristol Siddeley for 3 months from 29.09.1960

Written off 26.10.1960: The pilot was unable to increase engine RPM and during the subsequent descent broke cloud at 100 feet. The aircraft struck some trees and crashed at Sutton Manderville, Wiltshire injuring the pilot

Formally struck off charge 17.05.1961, and wreckage transported to Hunting Aircraft at Luton, where scrapped in April 1962

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1960.htm
2. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t3-xn458-to-xn473/
3. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XN
4. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/jet-provost-crashes/
5. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1960-1969_29.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2011 14:21 Dr. John Smith Added
27-Jun-2013 13:14 n Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
27-Jun-2013 17:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
14-Oct-2013 11:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
30-Jan-2015 22:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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