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Date12/03/1928
CasualtiesFlt Lt S.M. Kinkead, RAF High Speed Flight P
AircraftSupermarine S.5 N221
Took off fromCalshot
Purpose of flightSpeed trials
Incident locationSolent off Calshot
Incident detailsIn poor visibility, over flat calm sea and at very high speed aircraft flew into water


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