Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XN601, 17 Oct 1962
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56622
 
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Date:17-OCT-1962
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T3
Owner/operator:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: XN601
MSN: PAC/W/12744
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Ouston, Northumberland, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Ouston, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The Iraqi student pilot became distracted during a touch and go at Ouston, Northumberland. The undercarriage had failed to retract and he was attempting to raise it using the Emergency lowering lever.

The aircraft stalled, struck a small power pole and cartwheeled. The ejection seat was thrown up the rails without firing and the student was dragged by the streamed chute still attached to the seat coming to rest in the space between the inverted fuselage and the port wing. He suffered a few bruises and was only in hospital for a few days

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194548/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1962.htm
www.neaviationresearch.org.uk/Losses/Losses-PostWWII.htm
www.ukserials.com/losses-1962.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Nov-2011 21:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Dec-2018 19:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative, Operator]

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