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


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6 fatal incidents found.

DateCasualtiesAircraftLocationDetails
19/04/1937AC G.P. Smurthwaite, ObsVickers Wellington prototype K4049Waldringfield, SuffolkView details
22/07/1937Flt Lt E.W. SimmondsMiles Magister L5912Sea off SuffolkView details
28/06/1938Wg Cdr F.W. Stent, TPMiles Whitney Straight M.11C G-AEYIHarefield, BerkshireView details
06/09/1938John Hindmarsh, Hawker TPHawker Hurricane Mk I L1652St George's Hill, Weybridge, SurreyView details
23/08/1939Flt Sgt C.E. Higgins P, LAC R.J. Machin, AC D. TreadwellBristol Bombay L5808Martlesham HeathView details
04/09/1939Flt Lt Gilbert S. White (RAE TP)Spitfire prototype K5054Farnborough, HampshireView details


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