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Date04/02/1942
CasualtiesSqn Ldr G.R. Fielder, RAE Engine Research Flight TP
AircraftCurtiss Mohawk Mk IV
Took off fromFarnborough, Hampshire
Purpose of flightTest of new engine installation
Incident locationFarnborough, Hampshire
Incident detailsAircraft stalled, after engine failure, whilst attempting a forced landing


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