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Lightning P11/T4  XL628   . c/n 95049

 

built 6/5/59. (prototype P11). Retained trials English Electric. 1/10/59 crashed over Irish Sea when fin broke off after high speed roll. Test pilot J Squier ejected successfully while aircraft supersonic. (40.51min flight time)

Picture Charles Brown

Page Aviation Picture Hangar  November, 2011