Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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CasualtiesWg Cdr F.W. Stent, TP
AircraftMiles Whitney Straight M.11C G-AEYI
Took off fromWoodley, Berkshire
Purpose of flightTest flight with DH Gipsy Major series II engine and variable-pitch propeller
Incident locationHarefield, Berkshire
Incident detailsCrashed soon after take-off

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