Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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Date21/09/1916
CasualtiesLt W.H.S. Garnett
AircraftAvro 521 7520
Took off fromTesting Squadron, Upavon, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightTesting of prototype which had proved longitudinally unstable and unpleasant to fly
Incident locationGosport, Hampshire
Incident detailsnot known


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