ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140129
Last updated: 26 May 2013
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Narrative:The engine failed to respond to a throttle increase while in the circuit at Rufforth, Yorkshire. The crew ejected when they realised that they would not make the runway.
Hunting Jet Provost T3
|Operator:||1 FTS, RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| PAC/W/10165|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Rufforth, North Yorkshire -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire|
Crew were Lt. P L E. Ward (instructor) who ejected at 200ft, and 85 knots IAS, and sustained minor injuries. The Student pilot - Lt. A. T. Pinney - ejected at 300ft, and 95knots IAS, sustaining minor injuries
Wreckage recovered by - and to - 60 MU RAF Dishforth, where formally struck off charge on 18/03/1963 as CAT 5(Scrap). Dumped at RAF Dishforth and later scrapped.
||Dr. John Smith
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