Caught under tow circa June 1989, this Lightning F1A was one of the station decoys/BDRT and still wore its 23 Squadron markings. The nose of XM169 now resides at the Highland Aviation Museum in Inverness I believe. Scanned from a print
Built as a Sunderland 3 at Windermere in 1943 and later converted to Mark 5 standard. Latterly operated by 205 Squadron based at Seletar and took part in the last RAF Sunderland sortie on 15 May 1959. Scrapped afterwards at Seletar. Image obtained from an RAF crew member 30 years ago.