ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140092
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Narrative:Written off when the aircraft collided mid-air with Jet Provost T5A XW407 when visual contact was lost during a tail chase. The leader then noticed the other aircraft ahead of him and despite taking avoiding action he struck and removed the tail section of the No.2 aircraft. All three crew ejected safely.
BAC Jet Provost T5A
|Operator:||7 FTS, RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| EEP/JP/1033|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||between High Baxtons Farm and Ouldray Farm, Helmsley, North Yorkshire -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire|
XW411 crashed between High Baxtons Farm and Ouldray Farm. Jet Provost XW407 skimmed the canopy and took the tail off this aircraft. XW411 was destroyed with Cat. 5(s)FA damage being recorded in the incident and was formally struck off charge on 27th June 1986.
Instructor Pilot - S/Ldr Robert (Bob) W Lindo BSc RAF (5201342N), aged 36, seriously injured, broke his back in three places.
Pupil Pilot - F/O David Bryson RAF, injured.
||Dr. John Smith
||Dr. John Smith
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