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Date15/05/1944
CasualtiesMr A.L. Wykes, TP (company founder)
AircraftAuster Mk IV MT454
Took off fromRearsby, Leicestershire
Purpose of flightDemonstrating chandelles
Incident locationRearsby, Leicestershire
Incident detailsStalled on top of a turn at low altitude and crashed near airfield


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