Bird strike Incident Hunting Jet Provost T.4 XP548, 17 Jan 1974
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Date:17-JAN-1974
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: XP548
MSN: PAC/W/14131
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Finningley, South Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Finningley, South Yorkshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair following a bird strike, on approach to RAF Finningley, South Yorkshire on 17/1/1974. Struck off charge 25/01/1974 as Cat.5(G/I). To Brawdy fire section for ground instructional use as 8404M. Delivered to Brawdy 26/6/1974, scrapped 1976

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1974.htm
2. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t4-xp547-to-xp559/
3. http://www.na3t.org/air/photo/MIL15406
4. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/jet-provost-crashes/
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/birds/birdstrikes.htm]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Mar-2012 08:35 Dr. John Smith Added
25-Jun-2013 20:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source]
29-Jul-2015 20:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 16:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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