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CasualtiesFlt Lt R.B. Connell DFC
AircraftHawker Sea Fury Mk X TF897
Took off fromFarnborough, Hampshire
Purpose of flightInvestigating trim change with speed and power
Incident locationTangmere, Sussex
Incident detailsEngine failure, stalled on approach

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