Aircraft Photo of XW426 | BAC 84 Jet Provost T5 | UK - Air Force | #503213
Registration / Serial:XW426
Military Code:54
Aircraft Original Type:Hunting Percival P.84 Jet Provost
Aircraft Generic Type:BAC 84 Jet Provost
Aircraft Version:BAC 84 Jet Provost T5
C/n (msn):EEP/JP/1048
Operator Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Newquay - CornwallMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGHQ   IATA: NQY   Local: -   Other: -
Event:RAF St Mawgan International Air Day 1974
Photo Date:6 August 1974
Photo by:Chris England
Photo ID: 503213
Photo Comment

One of 'The Swords' aerobatic team, based at RAF Leeming with 3 FTS, arriving for the following day's air display. XW426 was destroyed in a fatal crash on 23 January 1978 at Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire, following loss of control in a dive.

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