ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140161
Last updated: 30 July 2014
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Date:31-JUL-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hunting Jet Provost T.3
Owner/operator:7 FTS, RAF
Registration: XN590
C/n / msn: PAC/W/12192
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Goole, Humberside -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:Elvington, Yorkshire
Narrative:
Suffered a multiple bird strike during an overshoot at Elvington, North Yorkshire when it flew into part of a flock of 500 racing pigeons that had been released ten miles south of the airfield. The pilot - Flt. Lt. Dennis R.Chapman - ejected at 250 feet and 140 knots IAS, and the aircraft crashed into woods near Goole, Humberside

Sources:
1. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1980.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19800731_xn590.pdf
3. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t3-xn573-to-xn590/
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1980.htm
5. http://www.aircraft-scrapyards-and-gi-airframes.org.uk/jet-provost/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov-2011 21:16 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Jun-2013 23:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
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