Incident Slingsby T.38 Grasshopper TX.1 XA238,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29593
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Date:Tuesday 17 October 1961
Type:Slingsby T.38 Grasshopper TX.1
Owner/operator:641 GS ATC RAF
Registration: XA238
MSN: 871
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Ouston, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Ouston, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Delivered 16/03/1953; Served with 31 Gliding School, RAF Usworth, Sunderland, which moved to RAF Ouston, Northumberland in 1958 and was renumbered 641 GS. Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed on take off at Ouston, Northumberland. Struck off charge 17/10/1961 as Cat. 5(scrap).

NOTE: 17/10/1961 was the struck off charge date - not necessarily the date XA238 crashed.



Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
08-Oct-2013 22:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Apr-2014 20:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2016 08:54 Koumes Updated [Operator]

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