Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XN504, 14 Mar 1963
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140129
 
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Date:14-MAR-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T3
Owner/operator:1 FTS Royal Air Force (1 FTS RAF)
Registration: XN504
MSN: PAC/W/10165
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rufforth, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire (EGXU)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Jet Provost T.3 XN504 crashed 14/3/1963: The engine failed to respond to a throttle increase while in the circuit at Rufforth, North Yorkshire. The crew ejected when they realized that they would not make the runway.

Crew were Lt. P L E. Ward (instructor) who ejected at 200 feet, and 85 knots IAS, and sustained minor injuries. The Student pilot - Lt. A. T. Pinney - ejected at 300 feet, and 95 knots IAS, sustaining minor injuries

Wreckage recovered by - and to - 60 MU RAF Dishforth, where formally struck off charge on 18/03/1963 as CAT 5(Scrap). Dumped at RAF Dishforth and later scrapped.

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194554/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1963.htm
3. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t3-xn492-to-xn512/‎
4. http://www.aircraft-scrapyards-and-gi-airframes.org.uk/jet-provost/‎


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Nov-2011 14:54 Dr. John Smith Added
07-Oct-2013 00:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2019 16:42 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Nature]

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