Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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Date28/01/1917
CasualtiesMajor F.W. Goodden
AircraftRoyal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 A4562
Took off fromRoyal Aircraft Factory, Farnborough, Hampshire
Purpose of flightSecond prototype test
Incident locationRoyal Aircraft Factory, Farnborough, Hampshire
Incident detailsPort wing failed in flight


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