Thunder & Lightnings

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CasualtiesNicholas Warner, Airbus CTP. Two French crew and four passengers also perished.
AircraftAirbus A330
Took off fromToulouse-Blagnac, France
Purpose of flightEngine-out take-off tests
Incident locationToulouse-Blagnac, France
Incident detailsThe aircraft crashed from 1,300ft having irrecoverably lost roll control after pitching up and approaching the stall less than one minute after brakes off.
Web linkWikipedia entry

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