Incident BAC Jet Provost T4 XR658, 26 Oct 1971
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAC Jet Provost T4
Owner/operator:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: XR658
MSN: PAC/W/19453
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Finningley, South Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Finningley, South Yorkshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Delivered 30/03/1971 to 6 FTS, RAF Finningley, South Yorkshire coded Y. On 26/10/1971 written off when the airframe was overstressed when the canopy disintegrated and hit the tail causing temporary loss of control, location unknown - possibly at Finningley.

On 29/12/1971, struck off charge as Cat5(G/I) due to the above accident: To 8192M with No.6 FTS Finningley for ground instructional use. Subsequently Issued to the RAF Exhibition Flight, Bicester. Later to Wroughton store as surplus to requrements. In July 1988 put up for disposal. Tendered and sold to the Jet Heritage Centre, Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Dorset

On 1/6/1990 Exchanged for Swift XF114 at the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education, Connahs Quay and used for ground instructional use



Revision history:

10-Mar-2012 00:20 Dr. John Smith Added
11-Jun-2013 06:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2018 16:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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