Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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Date23/10/1942
CasualtiesWg Cdr H.R. Allen, Ministry of Aircraft Production TP
AircraftHawker Hurricane Mk IIB Z4993/G
Took off fromWarmwell, Dorset
Purpose of flightThe aircraft was engaged in rocket projectile trials in conditions of poor visibility
Incident locationUpway, Dorchester, Dorset
Incident detailsWhilst heading for Lyme Bay it crashed into Ridgeway Hill


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