Incident Percival Provost T1 WW417, 13 Sep 1956
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Type:Percival Provost T1
Owner/operator:RAF Flying College
Registration: WW417
MSN: 228
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Folkingham, South Kesteven, Linconshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Folkingham, Lincolnshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Percival Provost T.1 WW417: Delivered 17/9/1954. RAF Service career was with 2 FTS and the RAF Flying College, RAF Manby.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 13/9/56: Lost power when the engine failed to "pick up" during a practice forced landing at the disused RAF Folkingham, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire. The aircraft overshot and hit a concrete block. The pilot (flying solo) sustained only minor injuries


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.183 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 104)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.212

Revision history:

21-Apr-2012 13:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2019 12:09 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
10-Jul-2020 21:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jul-2020 21:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
13-May-2021 20:08 Coumes Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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