Thunder & Lightnings

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Date21/10/1954
CasualtiesFlt Lt R.J. Ross
AircraftGloster Javelin FAW Mk 1 XA546
Took off fromMoreton Valence, Gloucestershire
Purpose of flightSpinning investigation
Incident locationBristol Channel off Weston-super-Mare
Incident detailsAircraft failed to recover from intentional spin and crashed into the sea


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