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Date25/11/1952
CasualtiesSqn Ldr C.G. Clark DFC, A Squadron A&AEE TP
Aircraftde Havilland Venom FB Mk 1 WE258
Took off fromBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightBomb handling trials
Incident locationBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Incident detailsCollided with Valetta soon after joining Boscombe circuit, tearing off starboard wing. Valetta crash-landed without fatalities


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