Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XN604, 09 May 1962
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140113
 
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Date:09-MAY-1962
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T3
Owner/operator:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: XN604
MSN: PAC/W/13889
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Felton, Northumberland, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Jet Provost T.3 XN604 "8" of 6 FTS was writtten off 9/5/1962 when it crashed at Felton, Northumberland (approximately 5 miles South of RAF Acklington) after the crew - Flt. Lt. W. D. E. Eggleton (instructor) and Pilot Officer M. Hyland (trainee) - ejected following a false fire warning.

This accident was the second time a Jet Provost T.Mk.3 of 6 FTS, RAF Acklington, was written off in less than 24 hours (see also XM422, which crashed the previous day)

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1962.htm
2. http://www.nelsam.org.uk/NEAR/Losses/Losses-PostWWII.htm
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194548/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1962.htm
4. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6578809
5. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?5613-Jet-Provost-1962-63-RAF-Acklington


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2011 15:31 Dr. John Smith Added
18-Oct-2013 19:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Dec-2018 19:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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