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Lightning T4 XM973/V 19 Sqd. c/n 95073.

built 17/5/61. 3/8/62 "K" AFDS. Spring 63 lent to 74 & 111 Sqd's. 2/64 "T" 111 Sqd. 10/64 "T" 23 Sqd, recoded "Z" by 23 Sqd by 2/65. 2/66 "973" 226 OCU. 13/10/71 60MU. 29/9/72 "V" 19 Sqd until31/12/76 when transfered to RAF Brüggen as decoy as 8528M, later scrapped.

Picture © via Terry Waddington Collection

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