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CasualtiesFg Off D.M. Eastman RCAF, No 83 Group Support Unit
AircraftSupermarine Spitfire F Mk XIV NH840
Took off fromDunsfold, Surrey
Purpose of flightnot known
Incident locationLymington, Hampshire
Incident detailsSpitfire struck a streamline weight being trailed on a 200ft cord below a Hoverfly helicopter up from AFEE Beaulieu on vertical flight control trials

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