Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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Date22/02/1954
CasualtiesMr K.B. Forbes, Fairey Aviation TP, Ringway
Aircraftde Havilland Venom FB Mk 1 WK390
Took off fromRingway, Lancashire
Purpose of flightProduction test flight
Incident locationHanley Banks, Staffordshire
Incident detailsAircraft disintegrated in low-level flight. Cause never established


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