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Date11/11/1960
CasualtiesFlt Lt J.S. Duncan AFC, P Handling Squadron A&AEE
AircraftGloster Meteor T Mk 7 WF766
Took off fromBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightnot known
Incident locationLyme Regis, Dorset
Incident detailsSeventeen minutes after take-off, aircraft disintegrated in normal flight


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