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CasualtiesSqn Ldr J.E. Dutton AFC, TP
AircraftCurtiss Mohawk Mk II BK877
Took off fromBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightGun heating trials, climb to high altitude
Incident locationHanging Langford, Wiltshire
Incident detailsAircraft dived out of cloud on fire

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