Registration Details For XS457 (Royal Air Force) Lightning T.5

Serial B1/95016
Line Number
First Flight08.11.1965
ModelLightning T.5
StatusLeft Fleet
Commentsdbr 09.12.1983 in heavy landing at RAF Binbrook & skidded off runway in wet weather after a main undercarriage leg collapsed; stored & never flew again; used as a decoy 1986-1988 coded 'FD5'; br/up & cockpit pres at Cleethorpes by 1989 then North Coates 22.2.1998.
Registration History
  Reg Airline Delivered Status
Not Seen It XS457 Royal Air Force 21.12.1965 Left Fleet
Not Seen It XS457 NATO Aircraft Museum 00.10.2001 Left Fleet
Not Seen It XS457 The Lightning Association 00.3.2012 Preserved

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