Accident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XM427, 16 Oct 1962
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140114
 
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Date:16-OCT-1962
Time:night
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: XM427
MSN: PAC/W/9234
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.5 miles from RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire (EGYD)
Destination airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire (EGXW)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Jet Provost T.3 XM427 ("12" of the RAF College, Cranwell) stalled and crashed 16/10/1962 during a night GCA (Ground-Controlled Approach) to RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, killing the foreign student pilot. Aircraft came down 1.5 miles short of the airfield.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1962.htm
2. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1960s.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2011 15:41 Dr. John Smith Added
23-Oct-2013 22:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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