Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XM380, 29 Jul 1963
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56484
 
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Date:29-JUL-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T3
Owner/operator:2 FTS Royal Air Force (2 FTS RAF)
Registration: XM380
MSN: PAC/W/6607
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 Mile South of Seagrave, near Thrussington, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed after the engine disintegrated in flight. Engine disintegrated. Crashed at Seagrave, near Thrussington, Leicestershire. The QFI, Master Pilot L. A. Naismith and the student, Pilot Officer P. Fisher, both ejected safely at 8,000ft, 100 knots IAS, in a diving turn

Believe it was initially in the Wymeswold AD Circuit. Have spoken with eye-witnesses from Sileby Road, Barrow Upon Soar who reported the A/c heading at about 2 - 3000 ft climbing hard on an approximately Easterly Heading, spewing flame out of the jet pipe

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194554/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1963.htm
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?5613-Jet-Provost-1962-63-RAF-Acklington


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Sep-2011 19:51 angels one five Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
28-Nov-2011 16:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jul-2013 13:46 Jarv644 Updated [Location, Narrative]
14-Mar-2019 16:44 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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