Bird strike Incident BAC Jet Provost T4 XP625, 27 Jul 1966
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Date:27-JUL-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAC Jet Provost T4
Owner/operator:College of Air Warfare Royal Air Force (College of Air Warfare RAF)
Registration: XP625
MSN: PAC/W/16897
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Frodingham, 5.5 miles SE of Driffield, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Manby
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Written off 27//7/1966: sustained bird strike at 250 feet and crashed at North Frodingham, 5.5 miles south east of Driffield, North Yorkshire. Pilot - Flt. Lt. R. B. Myles (flying solo) - ejected safely

Wreckage recovered by - and to - 60 MU RAF Leconfield, where struck off charge as Cat.5(s) and scrapped 29/7/1966

Sources:

1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20170123023002/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/year_pages/1966jul-sep.htm
3. Serious birdstrike-related accidents to military aircraft of Europe and Israel: list and analysis of circumstances / W. John Richardson (Published in International 8ird Strike Committee Proceedings and Papers 23)
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manby
5. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t4-xp614-to-xp642/
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Frodingham


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2010 12:49 harro Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
29-Nov-2011 04:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Nov-2011 04:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
10-Sep-2013 07:13 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Nov-2019 22:15 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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