Aircraft Photo of XR716 | English Electric Lightning F3 | UK - Air Force | #1324
Registration / Serial:XR716
Other Marks:C
Aircraft Original Type:English Electric Lightning
Aircraft Generic Type:English Electric Lightning
Aircraft Version:English Electric Lightning F3
C/n (msn):95199
Operator Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Binbrook (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGXB   IATA: GSY   Local: -   Other: -
Event:Battle of Britain At Home Day Binbrook 1977
Photo Date:3 September 1977
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 1324
Photo Comment

Units served by this Lightning from delivery in 2.65 were 111 Sqn, 226 OCU, 29 Sqn, 56 Sqn, LTF and 5 Sqn, with whom she performed the last ever display by an F.3 on 29.9.87. To Cotttesmore as a crash/rescue trainer (2481 hours recorded) and dumped there 1990, finally succumbing to the scrapper in 6.94

This photo is copyright © Richard Vandervord, and may not be used or published in any way without permission.

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