Aircraft Photo of XR761 | English Electric Lightning F6 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #105035
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:XR761
Military Code:A
Aircraft Original Type:English Electric Lightning
Aircraft Generic Type:English Electric Lightning
Aircraft Version:English Electric Lightning F6
C/n (msn):95226
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Unit Markings:56 Sqn
Location
City / Airport:WattishamMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGUW   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:5 April 1976
Photo by:Jerry Hughes
Photo ID: 105035
Photo Comment

56 Sqd - Later serving with 5 Sqd at Binbrook crashed into the North Sea ten miles off Spurn Head, Humberside, having been abandoned following pitch trim failure and a subsequent fire in both engines. Pilot ejected and was recovered safely.

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