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Date15/10/1943
CasualtiesMr D.A. Terrill, Blackburn Aircraft TP
AircraftFairey Barracuda Mk II BV825
Took off fromBrough, Yorkshire
Purpose of flightnot known
Incident locationScunthorpe, Lincs
Incident detailsAircraft was heard above cloud with engine running intermittently. It broke cloud shortly afterwards in steep dive, trailing smoke and at high speed. No recovery was apparently attempted before impact


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