Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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Date16/12/1944
CasualtiesSqn Ldr R.M. Mace RCAF, Armstrong Whitworth TP; Mr Morgan, Armstrong Whitworth Flight Engineer
AircraftAvro Lancaster Mk I NG435
Took off fromBaginton, Coventry
Purpose of flightProduction test flight
Incident locationLong Marston, Warwicks
Incident detailsAircraft was seen in steepening dive from 12,000ft before impact with ground


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