Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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Date23/08/1947
CasualtiesS.A. Thorn, Avro CTP; Roy Chadwick, Avro chief designer; D. Wilson, Avro chief of flight test; J. Webster, radio operator
AircraftAvro Tudor Mk 2 G-AGSU
Took off fromWoodford, Cheshire
Purpose of flightnot known
Incident locationWoodford, Cheshire
Incident detailsAccident due to incorrect reassembly of aileron circuit after work on wing control surfaces


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