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Date12/06/1952
CasualtiesFlt Lt I.K. Johnston, D Squadron A&AEE P; Mr R.J. Whatley, photographer
AircraftNorth American Harvard T Mk 2B EX371
Took off fromBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightPhotoshoot of paradrop from Hastings
Incident locationFigheldean, Wiltshire
Incident detailsAircraft entered spin during shoot and crashed


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