Incident Hunting Jet Provost T.4 XP661, 27 Mar 1963
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140130
 
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Date:27-MAR-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T.4
Owner/operator:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: XP661
MSN: PAC/W/17630
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Acklington, Northumberland, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Acklington
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The pilot (flying solo) lost control while practising maximum rate turns and entered a spiral dive. He recovered the aircraft at 500 feet but overstressed the airframe when it pulled 10½g. Returned to RAF Acklington, Northumberland but was deemed to have been damaged beyond repair

04/04/1963 :To Hunting Aircraft for repairs but was found to be damaged beyond repair
04/06/1963: To 60 MU Dishforth
13/06/1963: Struck off charge as Cat.5(G/I)
09/09/1963: To Linton-on-Ouse for ground instructional use as 7819M. Later reduced to a nose section, to Shawbury as 8594M, fate unknown

Sources:

1. htttp://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
2. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t4-xr663-to-xr681/‎
3. http://www.aircraft-scrapyards-and-gi-airframes.org.uk/jet-provost/‎


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Nov-2011 15:10 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Nov-2011 15:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Source]
07-Oct-2013 00:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Dec-2018 19:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]

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