Accident BAC Jet Provost T4 XS221, 10 Feb 1966
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56648
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAC Jet Provost T4
Owner/operator:Jet Provost Trials Flt Royal Air Force (Jet Provost Trials Flt RAF)
Registration: XS221
MSN: PAC/W/23898
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alor Star, Kedah -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAAF Butterworth, Malayasia
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Aircraft was engaged on trials to judge the suitability of using the Jet Provost as an airborne Forward Air control aircraft. It was overflying the target area when it crashed into the trees and the pilot did not attempt to eject and was killed.

The pilot is listed as Flt Lt Peter Sydney Loveday. He is buried in the Western Road Christian Cemetary in Penang.

Wreckage recovered, and Struck off Charge on 18/02/1966 at No 389 MU Seletar



September 1965 at RAF Tengah, Singapore; (c) Bob J Hobbs/NA3T

Revision history:

29-Nov-2011 03:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Nov-2011 03:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2013 19:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
24-Aug-2019 19:15 harro Updated [Photo]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2023 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av., 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314