ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56632
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Date:19-APR-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC Jet Provost T4
Owner/operator:2 FTS, RAF
Registration: XP623
C/n / msn: PAC/W/16895
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Thrussington, Charnwood, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 19/4/1963 when failed to recover from an intentional spin, and crashed at Thrussington, Charnwood, Leicestershire. Student pilot (Pilot Officer) Nj.Tillotson ejected safely, suffering slight injuries on landing

Wreckage of XP623 photographed in the Rollasons Hangar at Croydon Airport on 4/5/1963 where it had been recovered by the Aircraft Accident Investigation Unit, pending a move to Farnborough.

Sources:
1. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1963.htm
2. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/project/year_pages/1963.htm
3. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t4-xp614-to-xp642/
4. http://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?115312-Rollason-Turbulents-how-many-left&p=1867730#post1867730


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Oct-2011 17:05 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
28-Nov-2011 15:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2013 19:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
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