Accident Percival Provost T1 XF901, 31 May 1960
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Date:31-MAY-1960
Time:
Type:Percival Provost T1
Owner/operator:RAF Flying College
Registration: XF901
MSN: PAC/56/410
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Welby, NE of Spitalgate, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Percival Provost T.1 XF901 ("J-O") of the RAF College was written off on 31.5.1960 when the pilot attempted a forced landing following engine failure at Welby, North East of Spitalgate, Lincolnshire. He was killed when trying to clear a hedge the aircraft stalled, crashed and caught fire

Sources:

1. www.ukserials.com/losses-1960.htm
2. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C6578755?descriptiontype=Full
3. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1960s-incident-logs


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2012 15:46 Dr. John Smith Added
18-Mar-2014 22:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2018 15:11 R L S Butler Updated [Operator, Phase, Narrative]
27-Nov-2019 12:14 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
13-May-2021 21:15 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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