Accident Percival Provost T Mk 1 WV631, 24 Oct 1955
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Type:Percival Provost T Mk 1
Owner/operator:2 FTS Royal Air Force (2 FTS RAF)
Registration: WV631
MSN: PAC/56/159
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yatton Keynell, 5 miles west of Chippenham, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Hullavington, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Destination airport:RAF Hullavington, Wiltshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off (destroyed) 24/10/55: Collided with Provost T.1 WV631 in the RAF Hullavington circuit at night, whilst flying solo, and crashed near Yatton Keynell, five miles west of Chippenham, Wiltshire. Both crew of both aircraft were killed. Pilot of WV627 was Flying Officer Peter Julian TUCKER, 35.


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.175 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 102)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.164
7. Diário de Lisboa 25 October 1955, p 7

Revision history:

30-Apr-2013 17:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Oct-2013 18:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2017 09:11 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Oct-2019 20:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
28-Oct-2019 08:56 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
31-May-2020 21:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
31-May-2020 21:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
01-Jun-2020 10:23 Boile A. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]

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