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CasualtiesSqn Ldr C.L.F. Colmore, High Alt Flight A&AEE TP; Plt Off K. Radford, AG; Sgt A.J. Smith, Obs; Sgt R.P. Gillott, WOp/AG; Mr C.V. Abbott, FTO
AircraftVickers Wellington Mk VI W5795
Took off fromBoscombe Down, Wiltshire
Purpose of flightnot known
Incident locationStanley, Derbyshire
Incident detailsAircraft dived at high speed from high altitude after pilot was injured by detached propeller blade penetrating pressure cabin

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