ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144335
Last updated: 27 November 2014
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Date:17-MAY-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC Jet Provost T5A
Owner/operator:1 FTS, RAF
Registration: XW288
C/n / msn: EEP/JP/952
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, 10 miles NW of York, North Yokshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire (HRT/EGXU)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 17.5.1982: Crashed killing the pilot after losing control during a barrel roll over the airfield at Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire. The pilot had been practising for a forthcoming aerobatics competition (The Wright Jubilee Trophy). The pilot (Flt Lt R A Rogers) did not eject, and was killed when the aircraft impacted with the ground. The official MoD/RAF Board of Inquiry blamed the crash on pilot error (distraction and/or disorientation), and the aircraft entering into a barrel roll at an altitude too low for a safe recovery.

Sources:
1. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t5-xw287-to-xw299/
2. http://www.ukserials.com/pdflosses/maas_19820517_xw288.pdf
3. http://www.pprune.org/military-aviation/365732-tucano-down-linton-pilot-ok-2.html#post4785497
4. http://rafforum.activeboard.com/t15102818/aerobatic-trophy-and-cfsfts/

Jet Provost T.5 XW288 when with the RAF CFS "Red Pelicans" display team, RAF Little Rissington, Glos., 7 Oct 1973 BAC 84 Jet Provost T5A, UK - Air Force AN2233229

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Mar-2012 17:15 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Nov-2014 20:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
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