Incident Hunting Jet Provost T.4 XR663, 02 Jul 1968
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Date:02-JUL-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:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: XR663
MSN: PAC/W/19986
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
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, Northumberrland
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Overstressed in flight 2/7/1968 on a sortie from RAF Acklington, Northumberland: damage assessed initially as Cat.4(Repairable), and sent to 27 MU RAF Shawbury 15/7/1968 for repairs

Not repaired and struck off charge at 27 MU RAF Shawbury for parts recovery 12/8/1968: Struck off charge as Cat.5(Scrap) 13/08/1968, remains to No.431 MU RAF Bruggen, Germany on 09/12/1968 for use as painting trials/test airframe, finally scrapped in 1970.

Sources:

1. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t4-xr663-to-xr681/
2. http://www.neaviationresearch.org.uk/Losses/Losses-PostWWII.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1968.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov-2011 17:36 Dr. John Smith Added
26-Jul-2013 14:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2018 18:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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