Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XM452, 05 Apr 1962
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140111
 
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Date:05-APR-1962
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T3
Owner/operator:RAF College
Registration: XM452
MSN: PAC/W/9260
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile south of Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
On 5/4/1962, whilst on a solo training sortie from Cranwell, lightning struck the starboard tip tank of Jet Provost XM452 (RAF College "14") which began to break up. The pilot - Cadet P. A. C.Jones - ejected safely after losing control and the aircraft crashed one mile south of Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1962.htm
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194548/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1962.htm
3. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1960s.html
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rauceby_Hospital


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2011 15:15 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Oct-2013 17:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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