Incident Percival Provost T1 WW423, 09 Dec 1957
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Type:Percival Provost T1
Owner/operator:RAF Flying College
Registration: WW423
MSN: PAC/56/236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Percival Provost T.Mk.1 WW423: delivered 30/09/1954. Sole operational service career was with the RAF Flying College Cranwell, Lincolnshire

Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) 9/12/1957: Undershot the runway at RAF Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire, after the engine lost power while on approach. Not repaired, declared a non effective airframe and Struck Off Charge as Cat.5(c)


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.194 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 105)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.273

Revision history:

21-Apr-2012 15:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2019 12:10 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
15-Aug-2020 19:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2021 20:09 Coumes Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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