Aviation Photo #1348610 English Electric Lightning F6 - UK - Air Force

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Of the resident 5 Squadron seen taxiing after landing (note the raised arrestor barrier). Sadly, this aircraft crashed near RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus, while on APC (Armament Practice Camp). Part of the towed target was ingested forcing the pilot to bale out while attempting a single engine recovery.
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    Mike Freer - Touchdown-aviation
    UK - Air Force
    English Electric Lightning F6
    English Electric Lightning
    English Electric Lightning
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    AE
    Binbrook
    England
    United Kingdom
    August 10, 1984
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