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Test Flying Memorial

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CasualtiesPlt Off Allan John Slaughter RAAF (pilot), Sqn Ldr James Anthony Meade DFC
AircraftLockheed Hudson Mk VI FK571
Took off fromDefford, Worcestershire
Purpose of flightAir test
Incident locationAshton Under Hill, Worcestershire
Incident detailsPort engine running rough. Pilot inadvertantly feathered starboard engine; port engine then stopped. Aircraft stalled in attempted forced landing

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