ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178159
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Narrative:Damaged 7/5/1973 in a Mid-air collision over Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, during a formation flying exercise, between two Jet Provost T.4s of 6 FTS: XR647 and XS216.
Hunting Jet Provost T.4
|Owner/operator:||6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||RAF Finningley, South Yorkshire|
|Destination airport:||RAF Finningley, South Yorkshire|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
XR647 crashed onto a tractor at Norton-Le-Clay, near Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire killing two farm hands on the tractor. The crew of Jet Provost XR647 - Flt. Lt. M.Saunders and Flt. Lt. W. Durham - ejected safely.
XS216 landed safely back at Finningley, but was later declared a write off and was allocated to ground instruction at Finningley, then to Goole, then AeroVenutre, Doncaster for display, albeit reduced to a cockpit section asa "sit in" exhibit (and wrongly labelled as a Jet Provost T.5A)
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]|
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