English Electric P1B Lightning XG332 goes down - while test flying on September 13th 1962. The pilot ejected and landed in a greenhouse breaking both his legs, but he was flying again.
The picture was taken by Jim Meads and became a photo of the year 1962. Jim won £1000 in prize money.
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while test flying on September 13th 1962. The pilot ejected and landed in a greenhouse breaking both his legs, but he was flying again.

The picture was taken by Jim Meads and became a photo of the year 1962. Jim won £1000 in prize money.