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CasualtiesSqn Ldr A.R. Majcherczyk DFC, A Squadron A&AEE TP
AircraftGloster Meteor III EE312
Took off fromBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightSpinning trials, three-turn spins in both directions from 15,000ft
Incident locationPorton Range, Wiltshire
Incident detailsAnti-spin parachute suffered a snatch opening and broke away. Aircraft entered another spin at 3,500ft before diving into the ground

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