Accident BAC Jet Provost T4 XS221, 10 Feb 1966
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56648
 
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Date:10-FEB-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAC Jet Provost T4
Owner/operator:Jet Provost Trials Flt Royal Air Force (Jet Provost Trials Flt RAF)
Registration: XS221
MSN: PAC/W/23898
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alor Star, Kedah -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAAF Butterworth, Malayasia
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Aircraft was engaged on trials to judge the suitability of using the Jet Provost as an airborne Forward Air control aircraft. It was overflying the target area when it crashed into the trees and the pilot did not attempt to eject and was killed.

The pilot is listed as Flt Lt Peter Sydney Loveday. He is buried in the Western Road Christian Cemetary in Penang.

Wreckage recovered, and Struck off Charge on 18/02/1966 at No 389 MU Seletar

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1966.htm
https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?t=52337
http://www.transportphotos.com/air/photo/MIL17118
http://www.raf-butterworth-penang-association.co.uk/PDF/Issue25Christmas2009.pdf


Images:


September 1965 at RAF Tengah, Singapore; (c) Bob J Hobbs/NA3T

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2011 03:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Nov-2011 03:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2013 19:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
24-Aug-2019 19:15 harro Updated [Photo]

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