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Date17/07/1941
CasualtiesFlt Lt D.L. Rayment AFC, P; Sgt R. Sadler, WOp/AG
AircraftBristol Blenheim Mk IV P4832
Took off fromChristchurch, Dorset
Purpose of flightCalibration flight in conjunction with Worth Matravers radar
Incident locationUnknown
Incident detailsLost at sea. Possible engine fire


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