Incident Hunting Jet Provost T.4 XP561, 21 Feb 1968
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140135
 
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Date:21-FEB-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T.4
Owner/operator:1 FTS Royal Air Force (1 FTS RAF)
Registration: XP561
MSN: PAC/W/14148
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Wetherby, North Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Linton-on-0use, North Yorkshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed 21/2/1968: lost in cloud over Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire, and crashed near Wetherby, after the pilot - Sub-Lt. G. F. Harris - flying solo, ejected safely.

Remains recovered to RAF Linton-on-Ouse, where presumably used for some ground instructional purpose, as the airframe was not formally struck off charge until 24/12/1975 - some eight and a half years later!

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194559/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1968.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm
3. http://www.pbase.com/image/97600063
4. http://www.linton-gin.com/prestwick_67.html
5. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t4-xp560-to-xp589/

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

11 May 1984 XN641 1 FTS RAF 0 RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yokshire w/o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2011 09:15 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Jul-2013 23:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2018 18:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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