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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140093
Last updated: 26 April 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC Jet Provost T5A
Owner/operator:7 FTS, Royal Air Force (7 FTS, RAF)
Registration: XW407
C/n / msn: EEP/JP/1029
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:High Leys Farm, near Helmsley, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire (EGXG)
Destination airport:
Written off when the aircraft collided mid-air with Jet Provost T5A XW411 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.

One aircraft crashed near High Leys Farm near Helmsley, North Yorkshire. the other crashed near Middle Heads Farm. The pilot of XW407 - F/Lt Brian R Iddon RAF (8141030) - ejected safely, but was seriously injured.

XW407 was formally struck off charge as Cat.5 (Scrap) (FA) on 27 June 1986



Revision history:

26-Nov-2011 16:01 Dr. John Smith Added
07-Mar-2012 06:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Plane category, ]
07-Mar-2012 06:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2014 23:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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