ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140130
Last updated: 16 April 2014
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Date:27-MAR-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hunting Jet Provost T.4
Owner/operator:6 FTS, RAF
Registration: XP661
C/n / msn: PAC/W/17630
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Acklington, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Narrative:
The pilot (flying solo) lost control while practising maximum rate turns and entered a spiral dive. He recovered the aircraft at 500 feet but overstressed the airframe when it pulled 10g. Returned to RAF Acklington, Northumberland but was deemed to have been damaged beyond repair

04/04/1963 :To Hunting Aircraft for repairs but was found to be damaged beyond repair
04/06/1963: To 60 MU Dishforth
13/06/1963: Struck off charge as Cat.5(G/I)
09/09/1963: To Linton-on-Ouse for ground instructional use as 7819M. Later reduced to a nose section, to Shawbury as 8594M, fate unknown

Sources:
1. htttp://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
2. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t4-xr663-to-xr681/‎
3. http://www.aircraft-scrapyards-and-gi-airframes.org.uk/jet-provost/‎


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Nov-2011 15:10 Dr. John Smith Added
28-Nov-2011 15:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Source]
07-Oct-2013 00:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
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