Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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Date17/10/1943
CasualtiesWg Cdr A.S.B. Blomfield DFC, P; Cpl G.R. Stevenson
Aircraftde Havilland Mosquito Mk IV DZ345
Took off fromDefford, Worcestershire
Purpose of flightAir test to check stability and feathering
Incident locationOverbury, Worcestershire
Incident detailsWeather was rapidy worsening and aircraft flew into Bleadon Hill


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