Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XM348, 04 Sep 1958
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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:Hunting-Percival Aircraft Company Ltd
Registration: XM348
MSN: PAC/W/6305
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Twyford, Berkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Farnborough, Hampshire (FAB/EGLF)
Destination airport:Luton Airport, Befordshire (LTN/EGGW)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 04.09.1958: The aircraft was returning to Luton from the SBAC show at Farnborough when the pilot received three separate fire warnings. He elected to make an emergency landing in a field near Twyford, Berkshire, but the aircraft struck some fences either side of a road, and burst into flames. The pilot escaped without injury. The fire warnings had been spurious, being caused by defective insulation on a connector which had admitted moisture



Revision history:

23-Nov-2011 20:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2011 20:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Jan-2015 20:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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