Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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Date23/02/1914
CasualtiesE.T. Haynes, Technical Obs
AircraftRoyal Aircraft Factory B.E.2
Took off fromFarnborough, Hampshire
Purpose of flightStall tests
Incident locationChichester Harbour, Sussex
Incident detailsAircraft entered a steep spiral descent from 500ft and did not recover. The pilot, Ronald Kemp, survived


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