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Lightning F6 XR772/E  5 Sqd. c/n 95237.

built 10/2/66, "E" 74 Sqd,  "E" 5 Sqd (natural metal), "E" 5 Sqd (camouflage), "C" 11 sqd, "LTF" in dayglo on fin, A&AEE trials, "BB" 11 Sqd, "BA" 11 Sqd, "AD" 5 Sqd, 6/3/85 crashed into North Sea 20 NE Skegness entered spin from 11,000ft, possible structural failure. Pilot ejected safely but was killed when parachute failed to deploy.

Picture Terry Waddington Collection

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