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Lightning T5 XV329/T  74 Sqd. c/n B1/95022.

A short sad story
built 30/12/66. 28/2/67 60MU. 3/3/67 Shorts, Sydenham for preparation for dispatch to Singapore. 8/3/67 shipped to 390MU, Singapore aboard MV Calchas, suffering some salt corrosion en-route, arriving 10/4/67. 1/7/67 "T" 74 Sqd. 10/71 Sydenham aboard MV Robert Middleton. 14/12/71 Flown 60MU , Leconfield. 21/12/71 noted Coltishall. 3/74 SOC due acid spillage from batteries and excessive salt corrosion to tailplane, scrapped Leconfield May 1974, still carrying "T" 74 Sqd.

Picture Peter R March

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