Incident Percival Provost T Mk 1 WV629, 21 Sep 1954
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56542
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Type:Percival Provost T Mk 1
Owner/operator:2 FTS Royal Air Force (2 FTS RAF)
Registration: WV629
MSN: PAC/56/156
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Easton Grey, 3 miles West of Malmesbury, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Hullavington, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Percival Provost T.Mk.1 WV629: Delivered 30/4/54. Sole RAF service (just under five months) was with 2 FTS

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 21.9.1954: Engine cut, hit hedge in a forced landing near Easton Grey, 3 miles west of Malmesbury, Wiltshire. The pilot attempted a forced landing in a field after the engine cut out, but the aircraft struck a hedge, and tipped over onto its nose. No reported casualties among the two crew.

The reported crash location is near Easton Grey, which is a small village and civil parish in north Wiltshire, England. It is on the B4040 road between Malmesbury and Sherston, about 3.5 miles (6 km) west of Malmesbury


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.163 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1985 p.102)
3. Category Five; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1954 to 2009 by Colin Cummings p.91

Revision history:

06-Mar-2013 17:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-Dec-2018 20:57 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]
22-Apr-2020 20:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Apr-2020 09:34 MIG21 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]

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