Thunder & Lightnings

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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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