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CasualtiesWg Cdr P.F. Webster DSO DFC & Bar, Performance Test Squadron A&AEE TP
AircraftFairey Firefly Mk I Z1839
Took off fromBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightRate-of-roll trials
Incident locationGoodworth, Clatford, Hampshire
Incident detailsAircraft broke up after multiple rolls to port and starboard and spun-in (pilot had graduated from the first ETPS course the day before)

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