Registration Details For XR763 (Royal Air Force) Lightning-F.6

Serial 95228
Line Number
First Flight15.10.65
ModelLightning-F.6
StatusCrashed
Commentscrashed 01.07.87 during a live firing run on a towed banner one round struck and broke off a wheel on the banner. The pilot was unable to avoid it and it entered the air intake. This seized the No 1 engine and damaged the No 2. The pilot - Flt. Lt. D. K. M.Chan - ejected during the approach to Akrotiri, Cyprus after the No 2 engine lost power, and the aircraft crashed into a vine Yard.
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Not Seen It XR763 Royal Air Force 11.02.66 Crashed

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