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Test Flying Memorial

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Date31/08/1945
CasualtiesFlt Lt F.S. Banner DFC & Bar, Supermarine production TP
AircraftSupermarine Seafire F Mk XVII SW987
Took off fromHigh Post, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightDummy deck landing practice
Incident locationHigh Post, Wiltshire
Incident detailsAircraft stalled and crashed on approach


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