Thunder & Lightnings

Test Flying Memorial

"...and everywhere the
blue sky belongs to them
and is their appointed rest
and their native country"
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

CasualtiesFlt Sgt E.G. Travis, AFEE TP
AircraftGeneral Aircraft Hotspur Mk II BT546
Took off fromSherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire
Purpose of flightPart of three-glider tow behind Halifax
Incident locationAllerton Park, Yorkshire
Incident detailsCockpit hood broke away. Pilot cast off but hit tree attempting forced landing

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