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Article about: Inside the display at "Fort Perch Rock", is a huge Thunderbolt Engine with Propeller. It was "lost" on the 19/4/1944 when it failed to return from a test flight from Burt

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    Inside the display at "Fort Perch Rock", is a huge Thunderbolt Engine with Propeller.

    It was "lost" on the 19/4/1944 when it failed to return from a test flight from Burtonwood, Warrington.

    It crashed at Saughall Massie, Wirral at 15.08.

    The Pilot: 2nd Lt. Jay Simpson died, aged just 27years old.

    No real reasons why this plane crashed..
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    Thanks for sharing, i live about a mile from the old base!..
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    Quote by Gunny Hartmann View Post
    Thanks for sharing, i live about a mile from the old base!..
    I work on it Gunny

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