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Old 23rd Jul 2018, 21:38
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Lyneham Lad
 
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Originally Posted by M2dude View Post
While I was in the mob, circa '67 to '74 (almost exclusively at Lyneham) there were a total of 4 crashes. The first was in 1969 XV180 at Fairford, which occured in similar circumstances to 198, resulting in the tragic loss of the 5 crew. The A/C was on MCT and doing simulated engine failures. (Can't 100% remember what the cause was though).
Took this early last year whilst wandering around South Cerney churchyard. RIP.

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