Bird strike Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XN558, 29 Jun 1971
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140401
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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:3 FTS Royal Air Force (3 FTS RAF)
Registration: XN558
MSN: PAC/W/11813
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Dishforth, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Dishforth, North Yorkshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed at Dishforth, North Yorkshire after suffering a multiple bird strike at 300 feet after take off. The pilots Flight Lieutenant C J Thompson (Instructor) and Flight Lieutenant C S Hall (Student Pilot) - ejected safely. Remains Struck off charge 07/07/1971 as CAT 5(C) and broken up as spares and produce




Revision history:

13-Dec-2011 07:07 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Jun-2013 03:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2014 11:57 beetee Updated [Total occupants, Departure airport, Narrative, Photo, ]
04-Dec-2018 16:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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