Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XM421, 13 Dec 1963
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56483
 
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Date:13-DEC-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T3
Owner/operator:7 FTS Royal Air Force (7 FTS RAF)
Registration: XM421
MSN: PAC/W/9228
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles NW of Church Fenton, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton (EGXG)
Destination airport:RAF Church Fenton (EGXG)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Jet Provost T.3 XM421 '47' of 7 FTS, RAF: crashed two miles NW of Church Fenton, North Yorkshire. The solo student pilot (Pilot Officer T. Afichaels) ejected safely at 15,000 feet and 200 knots, aircraft in a nose up attitude. Cause of crash attributed to aircraft icing up in thundercloud and control lost.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194554/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1963.htm
2. http://www.aircraft-scrapyards-and-gi-airframes.org.uk/jet-provost/
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
4. http://www.airfieldinformationexchange.org/community/...php/t-629.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jun-2011 00:21 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
26-Nov-2011 21:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
26-Nov-2011 22:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
13-Oct-2013 22:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2019 16:41 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Nature]

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