Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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Date20/10/1916
CasualtiesFlt Lt L.H. Hardstaff
AircraftSopwith Triplane N510
Took off fromRNAS Eastchurch, Kent
Purpose of flightHispano-Suiza-powered prototype test
Incident locationEastchurch, Kent
Incident detailsTailplane failed in flight


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