Incident Percival Provost T Mk 1 XF598, 17 Jun 1957
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Type:Percival Provost T Mk 1
Owner/operator:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: XF598
MSN: PAC/56/304
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Ternhill, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Ternhill, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Ternhill, Shropshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Percival Provost T.Mk.1 XF598: Delivered 31/1/1955. Operational service career was as "R-G" with 3 FTS RAF Feltwell, Thetford, and 6 FTS RAF Ternhill, Shropshire

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 17/6/1957: Overran the runway at RAF Ternhill, Shropshire, after the engine cut in the circuit during a down wind landing. Aircraft overshot, and Deemed "damaged beyond economic repair". Not repaired. Instead, Struck off charge as Cat.5(G/I). To Ground Instructional Airframe as 7466M 8/8/57 at Ternhill. However, use as such cancelled 20/8/57 and aircraft scrapped at Ternhill


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.190 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100-XZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 2001 p 29)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.253

Revision history:

21-Apr-2012 14:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Dec-2018 19:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
06-Aug-2020 21:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2020 06:32 yarbi Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]

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