Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

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CasualtiesMr D.R. McCartney, Rolls-Royce TP
AircraftHawker Hurricane Mk II Z2316
Took off fromHucknall, Notts
Purpose of flightEngine test flight to obtain data on modified connecting-rod bearings with negative-g carburettor programme
Incident locationRAF Tern Hill, Salop
Incident detailsStalled on approach

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