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Test Flying Memorial

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CasualtiesFg Off S.T. Hollick, Rolls-Royce TP
AircraftSupermarine Spitfire Mk IX EN114
Took off fromHucknall, Notts
Purpose of flightFull throttle speed trails at 25,000ft
Incident locationRearsby, Leicestershire
Incident detailsPilot mishandled oxygen connection and became anoxic. Aircraft dived in from altitude

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