Incident Hunting Jet Provost T52 G-ASEZ, 07 Apr 1963
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173448
 
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Date:07-APR-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T52
Owner/operator:British Aircraft Corporation (BAC)
Registration: G-ASEZ
MSN: PAC/W/1093
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Idilidje Canton de Mangobo -   Chad
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Fort Lamy, Chad
Destination airport:Wadi Sayyidna, Omdurman, Sudan
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Intended for the Venezuelan Air Force as E-048, but not delivered. On 18.02.1963 UK civil registered as G-ASEZ for flight testing in the UK and delivery flight to Sudan. Left Hurn on 22.03.1963 on delivery (via Luqa, Malta, and Dakar, Senegal)

Re-serialled as 181 for the Sudanese Air Force. ("Attrition replacement" for Jet Provost T51 "139", written off 26.05.1962)
On 07.04.1963 written off when the aircraft crashed in forced landing at Idilidje Canton de Mangobo, Chad, whilst on a ferry flight from Fort Lamy to Sudan

Wreckage returned to Hunting Aircraft, Luton in June 1963. On 02/01/1964 Registration G-ASEZ cancelled and aircraft scrapped at Luton

Sources:

1. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/overseas-jet-provost-strikemaster-histories/
2. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ASEZ.pdf
3. http://www.aviationinmalta.com/MilitaryAviation/Deliveries/Strikemaster/tabid/705/language/en-US/Default.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2015 21:47 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Jan-2015 21:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
17-Jan-2023 00:31 Ron Averes Updated [Narrative]

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