ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56480
Last updated: 26 November 2014
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Date:05-JAN-1960
Time:
Type:Percival Provost T1
Owner/operator:6 FTS, RAF
Registration: XF905
C/n / msn: PAC/56/413
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF High Ercall, 7 miles NE of Shrewsbury, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF High Ercall, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Ternhill, Shropshire
Narrative:
The foreign student of WV537 taxied onto the active runway at High Ercall, Shropshire, without realising it and without obtaining prior permission. The aircraft was struck on the port wing by XF905 which had just landed. Another Provost managed to overshoot and avoid the collision

XF905 was only slightly damaged (Cat.3(Repairable)). However, it was not repaired, and later deemed to be a write off (damaged beyond economic repair). s a result, was struck off charge when sold as scrap 12/03/1962 at No.27 MU Shawbury

Sources:
1. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=871
2. http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1103932
3 http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1960.htm
3. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=xf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2012 13:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Dec-2013 03:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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