Crash site of Jet Provost XW426 in Dalby Forest, Pickering

23rd January 1978
Jet Provost T. Mk.5 XW426
High Dalby, Pickering

The two crew of XW426 were on a daytime training flight from RAF Linton-on-Ouse near York. While above cloud the pupil pilot began a descending turn. The rate of turn … Continue reading “1978-01-23|Jet Provost T. Mk.5|XW426|No.1 FTS, RAF|High Dalby, Pickering”

Crash site of BAC Jet Provost XW371 at High Salter, Lancaster, Lancashire

3rd July 1979
Jet Provost T. Mk.5A XW371
Roeburndale, Lancashire

The pilot was a cross country navigation flight from RAF Church Fenton, near Tadcaster, in Yorkshire. He was flying east from Lancaster across the northern end of the Forest of … Continue reading “1979-07-03|Jet Provost T. Mk.5A|XW371|No.7 FTS, RAF|Roeburndale, Lancashire”

Small fragments of wreckage at the crash site from Jet Provost T. Mk.5 XW417 near Thirlmere

9th December 1982
Jet Provost T. Mk.5A XW417
Thirlmere, Keswick

The pilot was a Waddington based Vulcan Co-pilot who was on a “Co-pilot Enrichment Scheme” flying training course at RAF Church Fenton based No.7 FTS. This course was designed to … Continue reading “1982-12-09|Jet Provost T. Mk.5A|XW417|No.7 FTS, RAF|Thirlmere, Keswick”

Crash site of Hunting Jet Provost XM453 near Ribblehead, Yorkshire

21st November 1983
Jet Provost T. Mk.3A XM453
Ribblehead, North Yorkshire

The aircraft suffered a multiple bird strike while on a low level training flight. This caused the engine to loose power, following loss of power the two crew abandoned the … Continue reading “1983-11-21|Jet Provost T. Mk.3A|XM453|No.3 FTS, RAF|Ribblehead, North Yorkshire”