Mid-air collision Incident Hunting Jet Provost T3 XM428, 20 Apr 1965
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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: XM428
MSN: PAC/W/9235
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Northallerton, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On 20/4/1965 two Jet Provost T.Mk.3s of 3 FTS, RAF (XM428 and XN631) collided over Northallerton, North Yorkshire and crashed. Three crew ejected but the fourth was killed

P.O Sharples ejected and Flt. Lt. Swaine ejected safely from Jet Provost XM428. Wreckage of XM428 recovered by (and to 60 MU RAF Dishforth, which struck off charge as Cat.5(scrap) on 20/4/1965


1. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/project/year_pages/1965.htm
2. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1965.htm
3. http://www.jetprovostfile.org/t3-xm401-to-xm428/

Revision history:

26-Nov-2011 22:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Nov-2011 22:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Nov-2011 22:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities]
16-Sep-2013 04:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2019 16:40 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Nature]

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