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Test Flying Memorial

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Date21/03/1950
CasualtiesMr Barraclough, Bristol Aeroplane Company TP; A. Bolton, radio officer; E.C. Brunt, engineer; F.C.T. Pullen, electrician
AircraftBristol 170 Freighter G-AIHH
Took off fromFilton, Bristol
Purpose of flightTest flight, C of A renewal
Incident locationCowbridge, Glamorgan
Incident detailsCrashed in circumstances almost identical to those of May 6, 1949, and leading to structural failure of the fin


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