Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XM385, 08 Mar 1960
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56629
 
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Date:08-MAR-1960
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: XM385
MSN: PAC/W/7472
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire
Destination airport:RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Awaiting collection at Hunting-Percival Aircraft, Luton, 30.11.1959. Delivered to the RAF at 27 MU RAF Shawbury 04.12.1959. Issued to 2 FTS, RAF Syerston 31.12.1959 coded "24".

Written off 8.3.60: The student mishandled the approach to RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire. The instructor took control, but the engine failed to accelerate, and the aircraft touched down in the undershoot area.

Damaged beyond repair; struck off charge 11.3.60 as Cat.5(c) and broken up for spares and produce

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1960.htm
2. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t3-xm367-to-xm387/
3. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=XM
4. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/jet-provost-crashes/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Nov-2011 20:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2014 21:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Jan-2015 22:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2019 16:33 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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