Date & Time: May 28, 1948 at 1329 LT
Type of aircraft:
Miles M.60 Marathon
Boscombe Down - Boscombe Down
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Aircraft flight hours:
The crew was involved in a test flight at RAF Boscombe Down, with some propeller blade control. While cruising at low height, the crew informed ground he was encountering difficulties and lost control of the airplane that dove into the ground and crashed in a wooded area located eight miles northeast of the airbase. The aircraft was destroyed and both crew members were killed.
Loss of control caused by a structural failure.