Incident BAC Jet Provost T4 XS229, 26 Feb 1968
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Date:26-FEB-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAC Jet Provost T4
Owner/operator:CFS Royal Air Force (CFS RAF)
Registration: XS229
MSN: PAC/W/23906
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guiting Power, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Little Rissington, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Over Guiting power in the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, two BAC Jet Provist T.Mk.4s (XP675 and XS229) of the RAF Central Flying School collided. XS229 crashed at Guiting Power, Gloucestershire, the crew ejecting safely. XP675 landed back at Little Rissington but was declared a write off.

Flg. Off. J. Tye and Flt. Lt. D. J. Smith, in Jet Provost T.4 XS229 ejected safely.

NOTE: Five Jet Provosts were written off in accidents in 1968 - four of them in the space of one week. See also XP561, XM353 (both crashed 21/02/1968) and XP675 (the other aircraft involved in this incident)~.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194559/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1968.htm
2. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/jet-provost-crashes/
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2011 09:41 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Jul-2013 00:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Nov-2018 15:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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