Incident Hunting Jet Provost T Mk 3 XM382, 17 Jun 1960
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T Mk 3
Owner/operator:2 FTS Royal Air Force (2 FTS RAF)
Registration: XM382
MSN: PAC/W/6609
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3.5 miles NNE of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Syerston, Nottinghamshire
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Hunting Jet Provost T.3 XM382. Awaiting collection 30/11/1959. Delivered to the RAF at 27 MU RAF Shawbury 17/12/1959. Issued to 2 FTS, RAF Syerston, coded "28".

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 17/06/1960: Spun into the ground three and a half miles north north east of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, after entering an uncontrollable spin. The pilot (Pilot Officer O. M. J. Kendrick) ejected safely.

Struck off charge as Cat.5(scrap) on 20/06/1960


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.203 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft XA100-XZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 2001 p 62)
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File BT233/433:

Revision history:

25-Nov-2011 13:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2011 14:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
30-Jan-2015 22:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2019 19:56 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Nature]
27-Jan-2020 17:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2020 22:39 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]

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