Thunder & Lightnings

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Date05/09/1940
CasualtiesFg Off K. Munro, P; Flt Lt E.J. Always, P; Sgt C.J. Hames, WOp/AG; Sgt F.W.K. Wood, Obs
AircraftAvro Anson R9815
Took off fromBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightBeam approach development flight whilst enemy aircraft were in area
Incident locationBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Incident detailsWing struck ground on final approach


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