Incident Hunting Jet Provost T Mk 3 XM477, 28 Mar 1961
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140108
 
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:28-MAR-1961
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T Mk 3
Owner/operator:1 FTS Royal Air Force (1 FTS RAF)
Registration: XM477
MSN: PAC/W/9285
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles from Dishforth, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Jet Provost T.3 XM477: Awaiting Collection 13/7/1960. Delivered to the RAF 15/7/1960 at 27 MU RAF Shawbury. Issued to 1 FTS RAF Linton-on-Ouse.

Written off 28/3/1961 when crashed after the elevator controls stiffened, and the fire warning light came on. The instructor shut down the engine, and operated the extinguisher. The crew - Midshipman M. Dugan, RN, and Flying Officer A. F. Marshall - ejected when the aircraft entered a dive. XM477 crashed two miles from Dishforth, Yorkshire

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1961.htm
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194406/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1961.htm
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AVIA 5/40/S3004: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6578784
4. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=635
5. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XM


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2011 14:43 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Oct-2013 00:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Mar-2019 08:34 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Nature]
03-Dec-2020 00:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Dec-2020 17:42 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2023 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org