Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XN604, 09 May 1962
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140113
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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:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: XN604
MSN: PAC/W/13889
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Felton, Northumberland, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Jet Provost T.3 XN604 "8" of 6 FTS was writtten off 9/5/1962 when it crashed at Felton, Northumberland (approximately 5 miles South of RAF Acklington) after the crew - Flt. Lt. W. D. E. Eggleton (instructor) and Pilot Officer M. Hyland (trainee) - ejected following a false fire warning.

This accident was the second time a Jet Provost T.Mk.3 of 6 FTS, RAF Acklington, was written off in less than 24 hours (see also XM422, which crashed the previous day)



Revision history:

27-Nov-2011 15:31 Dr. John Smith Added
18-Oct-2013 19:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Dec-2018 19:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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