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Date23/12/1942
CasualtiesSqn Ldr H.H.B. Mould, P; Dr A.E. Downing, TFU Defford FTO
AircraftBristol Beaufighter Mk VI V8387
Took off fromColtishall, Norfolk
Purpose of flightFlying from Coltishall the aircraft was engaged in trials with another Beaufighter when both were attacked by a pair of Spitfires
Incident locationSea east of Cromer
Incident detailsV8387 was last seen burning on the water


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