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Categories: Aviation accidents and incidents caused by tailstrikes, Aviation accidents and incidents in England, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1966, 1966 in England, Accidents and incidents involving Royal Air Force aircraft
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Holden's Lightning flight  Taffy Holden  Walter "Taffy" Holden  Walter Holden  XM135
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On 22 July 1966, Walter "Taffy" Holden, a 39-year-old engineer in command of No. 33 Maintenance Unit RAF with limited experience flying small single-engine trainer aircraft, inadvertently engaged the afterburner of a Mach 2.0–capable English Electric Lightning during ground testing. Wikipedia
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On 22 July 1966, Walter "Taffy" Holden, a 39-year-old engineer in command of No. 33 Maintenance Unit RAF with limited experience flying small single-engine trainer aircraft, inadvertently engaged the afterburner of a Mach 2.0–capable English Electric Lightning during ground testing. Wikipedia
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