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Lightning F6 XR763/AE   5 Sqd. c/n 95228.

built 15/10/65, "H" 5 Sqd, "G" 23 Sqd, "B" 11 Sqd.  (19/7/79 painted as "E" 56 Sqd for 25th anniversary), 

"E" 11 Sqd, "BE" 11 Sqd,"AL" 5 Sqd, "AE" 5 Sqd,  "AN" 5 Sqd, "AP" 5 Sqd

 1/7/87 crashed on approach to Akrotiri during APC after engine flame out following ingestion of part of target banner. Pilot ejected safely.

Picture via Lightning Zone

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