Thunder & Lightnings

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CasualtiesFg Off D. Grundy, Special Duties Flight A&AEE TP
AircraftHawker Typhoon Mk IB JR448
Took off fromBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightSmoke-laying demonstration followed by practice attacks on a Boston
Incident locationGrateley, Hampshire
Incident detailsAfter a steep climbing turn the aircraft inverted and dived into the ground

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