Gear-up landing Incident Hunting Jet Provost T.4 XN630, 23 Jul 1969
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Date:23-JUL-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T.4
Owner/operator:RAF College
Registration: XN630
MSN: PAC/W/13894
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Biggin Hill, Westerham, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Biggin Hill, Kent (BHQ/EGKB)
Destination airport:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair when it sank back after take off from Biggin Hill, Kent when the undercarriage was raised too early. It belly landed and skidded off the runway.

Initially assessed as Cat.4 (Repairable) damage, re-Cat.5(C) 14/08/1969 and Struck off Charge 22/08/1969; wreckage to No.71 MU dump at Bicester

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1969.htm
2. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/jet-provost-crashes/
3. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?36444-Scrapyard-Photos-Any-More
4. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1960s-incident-logs#1969


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov-2011 18:13 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Jul-2013 17:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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