Incident Hunting Jet Provost T.4 XP576, 16 Mar 1970
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140155
 
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Date:16-MAR-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T.4
Owner/operator:3 FTS Royal Air Force (3 FTS RAF)
Registration: XP576
MSN: PAC/W/15541
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed near Leeming, North Yorkshire after engine failure while in the circuit to land. The pilot (Pilot Officer R. W. Exler) flying solo, ejected safely.

Remains to No.27 MU Shawbury, scrapped by January 1971

Pilot Officer Exler (8025099)survived this incident, resumed his training, and was promoted to Flying Officer on 04/07/1971

Sources:

http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/45417/supplements/7210/page.pdf
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194422/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1970.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1970.htm
http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t4-xp547-to-xp589/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov-2011 18:05 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Nov-2011 18:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2012 10:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2018 18:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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