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Test Flying Memorial

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CasualtiesMr Edward F. Godfray (Air Service Training TP), Mr David V. Edward (Armstong-Whitworth FTO), Mr Edgar Stroud? (DH Propeller Co FTO)
AircraftArmstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk II K7243
Took off fromBaginton, Coventry
Purpose of flightTesting AW Deerhound engine and installation
Incident locationBaginton, Coventry
Incident detailsStalled on take-off at full nose-up trim

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