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Lightning F6 XR761 56 Sqd. c/n 95226.

built 30/9/65, "J" 5 Sqd, "P" 23 Sqd, "A" 5 Sqd, "B" 74 Sqd, "A" 56 Sqd, "F" 11 Sqd, "BF" 11 Sqd,
"AC" 5 Sqd. 8/11/84 crashed North Sea seven miles east of Spurn Head, after pitch trimmer failure
after take off and then No's 1 and 2 reheat fire warning lights came on while pilot burned off fuel
preparatory to landing. Smoke and fire caused him to eject, being rescued after 25min in sea

Picture Peter R March

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