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Date14/08/1921
CasualtiesFlt Lt O.M. Sutton MC, A&AEE TP; AC2 Charles James Sheridan, Obs
AircraftBristol Braemar C4297
Took off fromMartlesham Heath
Purpose of flightPerformance trials
Incident locationMartlesham Heath
Incident detailsDuring take off veered off to one side of the runway and struck hangar.
Web linkMemorial image on Findagrave.com (actually buried in Celbridge)


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