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Date09/12/1957
CasualtiesFlt Lt W.A. Bell, P; Flt Lt K.C.F. Shelley, navigator
AircraftEnglish Electric Canberra B Mk 2 WK129
Took off fromPershore (Radar Research Flying Unit), Worcestershire
Purpose of flightRadar trials at 2,000ft
Incident locationCarnedd Llywelyn, Caernarvonshire
Incident detailsAircraft flew into high ground at Carnedd Llywelyn


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