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CasualtiesFlt Lt J.C. Alexander, MAEE TP; Plt Off Mills, MAEE TP; LAC Gianella; LAC McLaughlin; AC1 Bullocke; AC2 Hunter; Mr Such, MAEE
AircraftSaunders-Roe Lerwick L7248
Took off fromHelensburgh. Argyll
Purpose of flightPrototype calibration flight
Incident locationFaslane, Argyll
Incident detailsFailure of starboard engine resulted in inability to maintain height and aircraft flew into hillside

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