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Test Flying Memorial

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Date23/10/1942
CasualtiesFlt Lt L.V. Sanders DFC, Vickers-Armstrongs TP
AircraftSupermarine Spitfire Mk VB ER713
Took off fromCastle Bromwich, Birmingham
Purpose of flightProduction test flight
Incident locationCannock, Staffordshire
Incident detailsStructural failure


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