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Test Flying Memorial

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Date23/08/1939
CasualtiesFlt Sgt C.E. Higgins P, LAC R.J. Machin, AC D. Treadwell
AircraftBristol Bombay L5808
Took off fromMartlesham Heath
Purpose of flightDevelopment test flight
Incident locationMartlesham Heath
Incident detailsCrashed near airfield


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