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Registration: SX982

Construction Number: Unknown

Military Unit: 1426 Flight

Model Avro 694 Lincoln B2

Operator: Royal Air Force

Airport: RAF Khormaksar, Aden

Photographer: Dave Welch Collection

Date Taken: 1956 (approximate)

Date Submitted: 29/09/2011

Scanned from a negative from the late Charles S Waterfall. Date,location and unit are a guess. There is a published photograph of SX982 in "Lincoln at War", page 79. Authors Mike Garbutt and Brian Goulding, published 1979 by Ian Allan Ltd. The aeroplane is shown taking off from RAF Tengah, Malaya, in 1953 on a strike against communist terrorists as part of Operation Bold. Inconclusively, the final part of the photo caption reads "SX682 was to meet a sad end some three years later when returning from duty in Aden with 1426 Flight".

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