Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XM476, 29 Jan 1963
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140115
 
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Date:29-JAN-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T3
Owner/operator:7 FTS Royal Air Force (7 FTS RAF)
Registration: XM476
MSN: PAC/W/9284
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Collision between two Jet Provost T.Mk.3s - XM476 and XN466: both aircraft were on final approach to RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire. XN466 was ordered to overshoot as XM476 was on finals. The pilot of XN466 did not overshoot, and struck XM476, which had landed, from above and behind. Both aircraft locked together and swung off the runway. The three crew (two in XM476 and one on XN466) were injured.

XM427 was formally struck off charge 29/01/1963 as CAT 5(C) and broken up at Church Fenton, as spares and scrap. XN466 was repaired and returned to service (until 1985)

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
http://www.jetprovostfile.org/jet-provost-crashes/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2011 15:56 Dr. John Smith Added
11-May-2013 22:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2019 16:43 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Nature]

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