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Aircraft Tests (Fatalities)

Volume 476: debated on Monday 26 June 1950

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asked the Minister of Supply how many test pilots and crews employed by his Department have been killed during tests in each of the years since the finish of the war.

The following numbers of staff employed by my Department were killed in accidents to aircraft during tests of all kinds in the years shown:

1945 (from 1st July)12
19463
19472
19488
19495