Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XM452, 05 Apr 1962
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140111
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T3
Owner/operator:RAF College
Registration: XM452
MSN: PAC/W/9260
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile south of Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On 5/4/1962, whilst on a solo training sortie from Cranwell, lightning struck the starboard tip tank of Jet Provost XM452 (RAF College "14") which began to break up. The pilot - Cadet P. A. C.Jones - ejected safely after losing control and the aircraft crashed one mile south of Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford, Lincolnshire



Revision history:

27-Nov-2011 15:15 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Oct-2013 17:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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